Acronyms

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

Tallahassee’s version of the “Godfather”

 

HERE

 

“History Is Just The Facts”

 

HERE

 

“The U.S. Needs A Social Safety Net”

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

Our first one is from the Atlantic regarding those working in an office get bigger raises than those working from home:

 

HERE

 

The next is an article from David French in the Dispatch asking if Jews are being beaten in the streets can America be America:

 

 

HERE

 

From The Hill is it time to rethink zoning:

 

HERE

 

The New York Times asks Bill Bratton about police reform:

 

HERE

 

A press release from the Army Corps of Engineers regarding Lake Okeechobee:

 

HERE

 

The Miami Herald asks why Florida picked up the tab for lawsuits for doctors’ mistakes in child birth:

 

HERE

 

The Washington Post writes that Senators are the oldest in history:

 

HERE

 

Another from the Post explains why Florida was supposed to be more left but turned more right instead:

 

HERE

 

The Florida Phoenix writes it is time to get rid of the filibuster:

 

HERE

 

The Mew York Times has a test for us to take regarding the facts on the increase in crime:

 

HERE

 

Lastly from Pro Publica their story on America’s richest pay no tax:

 

HERE

 

 

 

CHARTS:

 

Two charts this week from Visual Capitalist on debt:

 

The first is on household debt:

 

HERE

 

The second is on government debt:

 

HERE

 

GLOSSARY

Annual Medium Income (AMI)

Basin Action Management Plan (BMAP)

Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)

Business Development Board (BDB)

Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Center For Disease Control (CDC)

Centum Cubic Feet (CCF)

Children’s Services Council (CSS)

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)

Community Development District (CDD)

Community Redevelopment Board (CRB)

Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) 

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Emergency Operation Center (EOC)

Equivalent Residential Connection (ERC)

Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU)

Evaluation & Appraisal Report (EAR)

Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA)

Federal Rail Administration (FRA)

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)

Full Time Equivalents (FTE)

Future Land Use Maps (FLUM)

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)

Hobe Sound Local (HSL)

Indian River Lagoon (IRL)

Land Development Code (LDR)

Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS)

Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSUM)

Local Agency Program Certification (LAP)

Local Planning Agency (LPA)

Martin County Fire/Rescue (MCFR)

Martin County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Martin County Taxpayers Association (MCTA)

Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU)

Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU)

Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY)

Organization For Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)

Planned Unit Development (PUD)

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Preserve Action Management Plan (PAMP)

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Residential Planned Unit Development (RPUD)

Right of Way (ROW)

Secondary Urban Services District (SUSD)

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)

South Martin Regional Utility (SMRU)

State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP)

Storm Water Treatment Areas (STA)

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Urban Planned Unit Development (UPUD)

Urban Services Boundary (USB)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Zoning-In-Progress (ZIP)