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    The Elephant in the Room

    Economic Growth Isn’t Economic Development

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    The Elephant in the Room

    Your Bored of Directors

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    The Elephant in the Room

    The Missing Potential of Targeted Industries

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    Civic Engagement and the Informed Citizen

    By: Dale A. Brill

    Steve Seibert of the Florida Humanities Council asks: What does it mean to be an informed citizen?

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  • Smoke and Mirrors

    By: Dale A. Brill

    A story from the Sun-Sentinel illustrates how job creation is unabashedly–and near recklessly–applied as a magic incantation. This time to justify tax hikes in Palm Beach County.

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  • Special Session Alert–VISIT FLORIDA

    By: Dale A. Brill

    A Senate bill hit today in advance of the Florida Legislature’s Special Session this week. The link below shares a four-page summary specific to VISIT FLORIDA along with the full text of both the Senate and House bills . VISITFLORIDAbillcomparison_Brill

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  • VISIT FLORIDA: Special Session Bill (HB1a) Summary

    By: Dale A. Brill

    This summary provides highlights of proposed statutory language specific to VISIT FLORIDA up for consideration during the Special Session.

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  • Solving the puzzle in the storm: A look at the community schools model

    By: Teresa Barber

    Growing up in Pensacola, I enjoyed the suspense of many hurricane days as a kid. My family would typically have to evacuate to a spot further inland from the coast, usually to my grandparents’ house. We would have books, radios, games, and puzzles splayed out to keep us all occupied while we waited out the […]

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Florida Tech Talent Explosion?

Tampa takes the Florida trophy for “tech talent,” according to a recent CBRE Research report. Impressive tech-talent growth rates also point to changing dynamics in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Jacksonville.

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