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Local Government

Orlando City Council approved a plan to stick the public with the entire bill for $9 million in improvements that Universal Orlando wants.
Orlando Sentinel
How can “we” have all the money we need in government to keep buying nice things, but “we” can’t afford the basics?
Florida Today
Leesburg wants a training center for firefighters that duplicates one available for their use and already paid for by taxpayers across the county.
Lake Sentinel
It's possible local governments could use naming rights to bring in millions of dollars over time.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Sanford welcomed its third police chief in little more than two years, on Monday swearing in Cecil Smith.
Orlando Sentinel

Florida Legislature

Lawmakers have said some of their constituents feared the police would use drones to spy on legitimate and peaceful political gatherings.
Daytona Beach News-Journal
A bill that tries to prohibit Islamic and foreign laws from affecting Florida court rulings — is now gaining steam.
Orlando Sentinel
Legislators are taking another run at gutting the organization that governs high school sports in Florida.
Orlando Sentinel
Few legislative proposals in recent years have simultaneously generated as much ardor and animus as a school-reform proposal.
Orlando Sentinel

Environment

Miami Corp. has dedicated more than 41,000 acres of conservation land to the counties, Florida Audubon and St. Johns River Water Management District
Florida Today

Congress

The message to Republicans in Congress is, "If you want this type of budget restraint, you have to raise some more taxes."
Daytona Beach News-Journal

Courts

A bill that tries to prohibit Islamic and foreign laws from affecting Florida court rulings — is now gaining steam.
Orlando Sentinel

Gambling

The Florida Senate passed a proposal that would outlaw the euphemistically named strip-mall casinos that suck in patrons with virtual slot machines.
Orlando Sentinel

Sports

Legislators are taking another run at gutting the organization that governs high school sports in Florida.
Orlando Sentinel

Economy

Volusia County's unemployment was 7.6 percent in February, down from 9.5 percent a year earlier.
Daytona Beach News-Journal

K-12 Education

Few legislative proposals in recent years have simultaneously generated as much ardor and animus as a school-reform proposal.
Orlando Sentinel
Evaluations need to be fair and make sense, otherwise, the reformers who have moved this state toward accountability are fighting an uphill battle.
Orlando Sentinel

Letter To The Editor

The president has never had to make a payroll, match the...

Daytona Beach News-Journal

I think he is in favor of Obamacare because it will force more and more people to his palliative care facility as well as hospice facilities...

Daytona Beach News-Journal

 

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Daytona Beach News-Journal

In response to a recent letter, "...

Daytona Beach News-Journal

It was good to hear that the St. Johns River Water Management District has agreed to hold one meeting in DeLand to discuss its land review process...

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Op Ed

It has always been my understanding that government's role was to provide security, defense and infrastructure. When did it become government's...

Orlando Sentinel