Newspaper gives lots of F's to legislators over Indian River Lagoon
Florida Today ran a strong piece of accountability journalism this weekend, grading its state representatives and county commissioners on their votes and decision-making related to pollution in Indian River Lagoon and how consistently they followed the scientific consensus for solutions. Receiving an F: Andy Gardiner Tom Goodson, Steve Crisafulli, Rich Workman, John Tobia, Debbie Mayfield.
"On issues that impact the health of the lagoon, only Sen. Thad Altman among our local state legislators got a passing mark, using the traditional grading scale from our public school days. He got a 75, or a C."