Category Florida Cabinet

It’s time to once again elect a Secretary of State and Commissioner of Education

File this under the law of “unintended consequences.” In 1998, many of us thought it was a good idea to “depoliticize” cabinet offices by taking them away from being elected positions to making them appointed ones. We thought it was a “good government” measure, akin to Florida’s Askew-era progressive tradition of “government in the sunshine.” […]