Tag Archives: Department of Environmental Protection

#HB7003 and The Legislature’s Problem with Good Science

Even though most of the headlines this week came from the notorious ‘Bathroom bill’ and the fallout from the passage of blatant discrimination of the transgendered citizens of this state by the Republican members in the house, the passage of the water   #HB7003 was passed , with only 9 Democrats standing against the bill.  Even […]

Monday Musings: Vinyard leaves Scott Administration, Campaign Finance Reform walk, White working class voters

There were several major shake-ups in the Scott administration over Thanksgiving break, with several key department heads stepping down. The one I am excited about is Herschel Vinyard, who until last week headed up the state’s Department of Environmental Protection. Perhaps the thing that was never really understood about Vinyard was the fact he is […]