Parkland Teacher Blasts School District, Local Officials, Media for Politicizing Shooting, Not Helping Kids

A math teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., lambasted local officials and the national media Wednesday for using the 2018 shooting there to focus on gun control while skimping on mental-health resources for traumatized survivors.

Florida PAC Pads Bank Balance by Fundraising Off Possible Gillum Recount

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The PAC primarily responsible for sustaining Democrat Andrew Gillum’s candidacy in the Florida governor’s race raised an additional $1 million from small donors nationwide to help pay legal bills for a recount fight in Florida that fizzled out when Gillum’s margin of defeat was too large to trigger a hand recount.

Law Firm Pitching Climate Suits Sought to Evade Detection by Open Records

Sher Edling, the law firm heading up a number of climate lawsuits brought by governments against oil producers like Exxon and BP, sought to move some of their conversations with the city of Miami Beach offline with the express concern of hoping to keep the discussion’s details out of documents that might later be obtained through open records requests.