When discussing the parent trigger bill (by John Romano).
“I’ve never heard of making a profit being a bad thing,” said Rep. George Moraitis R-Fort Lauderdale. “This is the United States of America.”
He’s nailed his geography, but Moraitis might have an economics issue. Those profits he is so gleefully pushing toward out-of-state charter companies are supplied by your tax dollars. Tax dollars originally earmarked for your child’s education, books, lunches and so on.
“There’s nothing wrong with a company making a profit,” said Mindy Gould, the legislation chair for the Florida PTA. “But when it’s made off the backs of our children, I think it becomes a problem.”
And there you have it friends, what the debate is really about.