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Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

by Tho Bishop Almost two weeks have passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, yet tens of thousands remain without power. With temperatures regularly eclipsing over 90 degrees, these outages are not only a grave inconvenience for Floridians cleaning up after the storm, but have proved to be deadly. Given the power of Irma, it is […]

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Vero Beach is bankrupt without the Vero Beach utilities ripoff

Vero Beach May Need to Consider Bankruptcy

by Dom Armentano It’s no secret that the 34,800 customers of Vero Beach Utilities have long paid electric rates that are far higher than those charged by Florida Power & Light. Since April 2011, for example, the cumulative “overcharge” due to the higher rates has amounted to a staggering $100 million dollars. That this makes […]

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