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Finally! A Tipping Point for Telehealth

20

Oct

2016

Finally! A Tipping Point for Telehealth

In March, Governor Scott signed HB7087 (Ch. 2016-240) creating the Florida Telehealth Advisory Council. Florida TaxWatch, which has been promoting the advancement of telehealth for years, attended the Council’s inaugural meeting on Tuesday, October 18.
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19

Oct

2016

International Trade a Boon for Florida's Economy

Since the early days of humanity, people have traded for goods or services that they needed. In today’s world, the power of trade has been magnified and, with the rise of technology, has made many around the world better off. With the global economy expected to double in the next 20 years, ...

17

Oct

2016

No Chance to Make a First Impression

Arrest Records in the Internet Age

When considering an applicant for a job, one of the first things employers do is run a background check.  These can be as informal as a Google search or as formal as hiring a private screening company, but the goal is the same—to figure out whether or not an applicant could be a risk ...

12

Oct

2016

Citation Today, Jail Tomorrow

What a difference a day makes

“Traditional” sanctions that keep offenders behind bars have cost the U.S. and its taxpayers millions, despite limited returns on investment regarding public safety. Recognizing this, many states have implemented alternative sanctions that focus on reserving prison beds for ...

12

Oct

2016

Heads Up, Parents!

For the first time since the 1980s, the federal government’s role in elementary and secondary education is shrinking. Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) last December gives states greater flexibility and control over the way student achievement is measured.

Homelessness in Florida: Is there a better way?

Addressing Price Transparency in Florida Health Care

I'm Under Arrest For What?

FEMA's Disaster Deductible

Who is the school nurse?

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