Since the ambitious and controversial Green New Deal debuted last month, Republicans and Democrats have sparred over the cost of the measure — a nonbinding resolution that broadly outlines how the U.S. should address climate change over the next decade. But sometimes the politicians have erred in their descriptions of the proposal and the costs of climate action and … [Read more...] about Fact Check: How Much Will the ‘Green New Deal’ Cost?
I love a big salad, especially in the summer. Actually, a big bowl of greens, one that includes lots of crunchy things, is one of my favorite things at any time of the year. My default dressing is a French vinaigrette, which is sometimes slightly creamy, courtesy of a large dollop of Dijon mustard, but it’s fun to swap out another dressing from time-to-time for decidedly … [Read more...] about Green Salad with Peas, Beans and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
SEMINOLE — More than four years after successfully waging a battle against a developer who would have converted 96 acres of open green space into a housing development, a group of residents once again are on guard — and preparing to mobilize for another fight.Members of Save the Tides, a coalition of homeowners who live in the neighborhood surrounding the 18-hole … [Read more...] about The Tides Golf Club closes, raising a question: Will all that green space disappear?
As dozens passed through the veterans hospital in Bay Pines to visit John "Johnny" Green, nurses wondered: Who is this guy?"He’s sort of a local rock star," Lyn Orns, a longtime friend, told them.It was true.Mr. Green spent his 40-year career promoting musicians, putting on their concerts and partying with them, too. He couldn’t play an instrument, but he could get … [Read more...] about Epilogue: Johnny Green, a living rock ’n’ roll Rolodex
WASHINGTON – The Senate-passed Farm Bill includes a six-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program and $125 million to address citrus greening — items championed by Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson.Rubio co-sponsored the flood insurance extension , which was to run out July 31. He and other lawmakers are trying to get a six-year extension but that's a … [Read more...] about Flood insurance and citrus greening money among Farm Bill’ provisions