Kelli Stargel

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Craft Beer-Killing Bill Passes in Florida Senate

    The good news first: The Florida Senate passed a bill today that clears the way for craft breweries to sell 64-ounce growlers directly to customers. The bad news: the bill places so many other regulations on Florida's booming craft beer industry it could kill it before it gets a chance to blossom.

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    November 30, 2011

    McKay Scholarship Fraud: Florida Rep. Rick Kriseman Urges Big Changes To Troubled Program

    ‚ÄčA movement is growing in Tallahassee to reform the fraud and abuse-plagued McKay Scholarship program following a New Times expos√©. Yesterday, state representative Rick Kriseman (D-St. Petersburg) took the boldest step yet, recommending specific and widespread changes that would address the progr ... More >>