Dan RickerDaniel A. Ricker is the publisher of the Watchdog Report, a weekly e-mail newsletter that covers government news from the nation, Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Public Schools, the Public Health Trust, Miami and other municipalities in the county. He began the newsletter in 2000, after two years as a voluntary citizen advocate for ethical government. Ricker was previously an executive in international health product companies, has lived in Tokyo, Japan, Sydney, Australia, and has spent extensive in China and other countries in Asia. To subscribe to the Watchdog Report, contact Ricker at watchdogreport1@earthlink.net or publisher@watchdogreport.net .