Tag Archives: Governor Lawton Chiles

Hurricane’s Andrew, Katrina Florida Politics and Government

In episode 10 of The Florida History Podcast Presented by The Florida Squeeze we look back at the impact of Hurricane Andrew on the governance, politics, attitude and demographics of Florida. Governor Chiles recorded the lowest ever approval rating in the state’s history immediately after the storm while President George H.W. Bush’s botched reaction helped […]

Some words on the start of session, recent legislative history and where progressive energy should be focused

I have been going to Tallahassee or following legislative sessions for 20 years. I plan to be in the capital city at some point this session though I cannot say I am overly enthusiastic about it. The one thing I can positively say is that Tallahassee has really grown up since I was first driving […]