Today's news -- January 6, 2017

 

 

Keeping schools safe, happy places for everyone *

http://neatoday.org/2017/01/03/creating-positive-school-climate/

 

Educators look to mobilize against “professor watchlist”

http://neatoday.org/2016/12/14/educators-mobilize-professor-watchlist/

 

Scott's divisive incentive fund attracts big deals, and its share of critics

http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2017/01/scotts-divisive-incentive-fund-attracts-both-big-deals-critics-108509

 

Big changes coming to Enterprise Florida, lawmakers say

http://www.abcactionnews.com/news/state/big-changes-coming-to-the-state-agency-that-gives-away-your-tax-dollars-to-lure-jobs-to-florida

http://www.tcpalm.com/story/opinion/editorials/2017/01/04/editorial-reforms-looming-over-enterprise-florida/96153286/

 

Scott defends funding tourism marketing agency while calling for reforms

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/01/gov-scott-defends-funding-tourism-marketing-agency-while-calling-for-reforms.html

 

House members want to revisit health bills

http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/house-members-want-revisit-health-bills#stream/0

 

Direct primary care issue re-emerges in Senate

http://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/direct-primary-care-issue-re-emerges-florida-senate#stream/0

 

Corcoran takes aim at government-paid lobbying

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/legislature/house-speaker-richard-corcoran-takes-aim-at-government-paid-lobbying/2308603

 

Report: Florida cities among best and worst spots for jobs

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/report-florida-cities-among-best-and-worst-spots-for-jobs/W5wX01Z2j2IcRT9IcSJPYO/

 

Orlando rents rising twice as fast as those elsewhere in U.S.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/classified/realestate/os-orlando-rents-rise-20170104-story.html

 

Pulse survivors speak out on behalf of Florida assault weapons ban

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-pulse-survivors-speak-out-on-behalf-of-florida-assault-weapons-ban-20170105-story.html

 

Legislature may settle pollution notice issue

http://jacksonville.com/news/2017-01-04/legislature-may-settle-pollution-notice-issue?utm_source=SayfieReview&utm_medium=SayfieReviewWeb&utm_campaign=sayfiereview

 

The age of fake policy

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/06/opinion/the-age-of-fake-policy.html?emc=edit_th_20170106&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=3179832

 

U.S. added 156,000 jobs in December

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/06/u-s-added-156000-jobs-in-december-unemployment-rate-ticked-up-to-4-7-percent/?utm_term=.94c8d2b7c23c&wpisrc=al_alert-COMBO-economy%252Bnation

 

Poll: Only one in five want Obamacare repeal without replace

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/poll-only-one-in-five-want-obamacare-repeal-without-replace?utm_content=buffer0f08d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

AFT leaders on GOP efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Randi Weingarten quoted)
http://www.aft.org/press-release/aft-leaders-republican-efforts-repeal-affordable-care-act

 

Democrats appeal for compromise: Alter, but don’t gut, the health law

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/05/us/politics/affordable-care-act-congress-republicans.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170105&nlid=3179832&tntemail0=y

 

Conservatives ready to support $1 trillion hole in the budget

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/conservatives-ready-to-support-1-trillion-hole-in-the-budget/2017/01/05/76d4bf34-d391-11e6-a783-cd3fa950f2fd_story.html?utm_term=.dba10e8237bd&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

Rush to repeal Obamacare Draws warning from another GOP senator

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-repeal-tom-cotton_us_586ecaf4e4b02b5f85880dcc?ubgarvh1i76fajor

 

Trump’s health-care plan has already been tried. It was a disaster.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-health-care-plan-has-already-been-tried-it-was-a-disaster/2017/01/05/161afdd4-d364-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.8edec53ea7a1&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

 

Countering Trump, bipartisan voices affirm findings on Russian hacking

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/05/us/politics/taking-aim-at-trump-leaders-strongly-affirm-findings-on-russian-hacking.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/top-us-cyber-officials-russia-poses-a-major-threat-to-the-countrys-infrastructure-and-networks/2017/01/05/36a60b42-d34c-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.dac0520bc9ca&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/05/russia-election-hacking-hearing-congress?CMP=edit_2221

 

U.S. intercepts capture senior Russian officials celebrating Trump win

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-intercepts-capture-senior-russian-officials-celebrating-trump-win/2017/01/05/d7099406-d355-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.f65a97ebaebf&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

Trump keeps denying Russian meddling. But he can’t outrun the facts forever.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/01/05/trump-keeps-denying-russian-meddling-but-he-cant-outrun-the-facts-forever/?utm_term=.42447a02baec

 

Former CIA director quits Trump transition team

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/01/05/former-cia-director-james-woolsey-quits-trump-transition-team/?utm_term=.a0591b7b1915&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

 

On Russian hacking, Republicans walk a tightrope to avoid undermining Trump

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/with-russia-hack-republicans-walk-a-tightrope-to-avoid-undermining-trump/2017/01/05/e3c485cc-d385-11e6-a783-cd3fa950f2fd_story.html?utm_term=.38bd1fa84d98&wpisrc=nl_politics&wpmm=1

 

When Trump dismisses intelligence, he puts nation in danger

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article124869839.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/05/opinion/donald-trump-casts-intelligence-aside.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_ty_20170106&nl=opinion-today&nl_art=0&nlid=3179832&ref=headline&te=1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-seems-to-keep-siding-with-russia-but-what-does-that-get-him/2017/01/05/23e63f84-d394-11e6-9cb0-54ab630851e8_story.html?utm_term=.f499b44d1bed&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-does-trump-go-googly-eyed-for-putin/2017/01/05/42200bee-d36a-11e6-a783-cd3fa950f2fd_story.html?utm_term=.316d62aad9cd&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

 

House makes it a lot easier to sell off national parks

https://thinkprogress.org/house-officially-says-parks-have-no-value-3e5c588867fd#.kflxo4sd5

 

Why workers everywhere should be scared by Kentucky’s assault on unions

https://www.thenation.com/article/why-workers-everywhere-should-be-scared-by-kentuckys-assault-on-unions/

 

Scientists targeted by GOP were right: Ocean is warming twice as fast as we thought

https://thinkprogress.org/noaa-study-upheld-69737e124a5e#.jsr62tbu0

 

Giant iceberg poised to break off from Antarctic shelf

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/06/giant-iceberg-poised-to-break-off-from-antarctic-shelf-larsen-c?CMP=edit_2221

 

 

 

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