Acronyms

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

From Medium: Economics Will Always Lose Out To Political Expediency

 

HERE

 

Another that ran there: There Is No Equivalency

 

HERE

 

And from Martin County Moment, Stuart Taxpayers Continue to Subsidize A Private Entity:

 

HERE

Other Articles:

 

PACIFIC LEGAL: CALIFORNIA HAS PROHIBITED DOOR TO DOOR CANVASSING EVEN FOR POLITICAL MATTERS. IS IT A VIOLATION OF THE 1ST AMENDMENT?

 

HERE

 

THE NEW YORK TIMES: WHY BIDEN’S LACK OF STRATEGIC PLAN LED TO DISASTER IN PULLOUT

 

HERE

 

ANOTHER FROM THE TIMES: CONGRESS HAS THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR WHY WON’T IT DO SO

 

HERE

A REPORT FROM THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUST RECOMMENDING THAT MUNICIPALITIES BE GIVEN MORE FLEXIBILITY BY STATES TO RAISE TAXES

 

HERE

 

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES CALIFORNIA FINALLY CONFRONTS BAD ZONING:

 

HERE

 

PAUL KRUGMAN NEWSLETTER:

 

HERE

 

THE NEW YORK TIMES: EXAMINES WHY FLORIDA IS AN EPICENTER OF COVID

 

HERE

 

AND ONE MORE TIMES: PIECE EXPLAINS WHY WE NEED TO PREPARE FOR MORE SHORTAGES

 

 

HERE

CHARTS:

 

TWO CHARTS THIS WEEK FROM THE VISUAL CAPITALIST:

 

FIRST WHAT COMPANIES BELONG TO THE TRILLION DOLLAR CLUB:

 

HERE

 

WHAT LANGUAGE DO COUNTRIES WANT TO LEARN:

 

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)