Dick In The News

With more that 35 years of experience, Dick Batchelor is consistently
sought out to provide expert commentary on business and governmental affairs. Read more about his appearances in the news below.

Press Mentions

Tax proposed for higher ed construction

19 Aug
Tax proposed for higher ed construction

Funding for higher education construction in Florida may be broke, but Lori Trainer isn’t happy about one proposal to fix it. That option: adding a 2.5 percent tax on commercial and residential water and sewer bills. Read more ›

Social-service workers, clients rally to decry funding cuts

1 Apr

Dozens of social-service workers and their clients rallied in Orlando on Friday to warn of "Draconian" legislative cuts targeting state-funded programs for mental health, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, foster children and those with disabilities. Led by Orlando Democrat Dick Batchelor, who served eight… Read more ›