Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times
Matthew Waite was the senior news technologist for the Tampa Bay Times, formerly the St. Petersburg Times, and principal developer of this site. He was with the Times 2000-11 and won state and national awards for a series of stories on Florida vanishing wetlands. He is the co-author of "Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss."
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"Let's pay attention to kids who are not going to college, which ends up being about 60 percent of the kids... and get them trained for the jobs that are there. Because, you know, there are auto mechanic jobs paying $50,000, $60,000 that they can't get filled. There are airline mechanic jobs paying a lot of money that can't get filled." Remarks at AFSCME forum 6/19/2007
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