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Florida Legislature

We thank Gov. Scott for his role in improving state government by trying to rid the Capitol of corruption and signing the ethics reform bill into law.
Pensacola News-Journal
Kudos to Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday for signing into law ethics and campaign reform bills, both represent important steps forward for Florida politics.
Panama City News Herald
Florida needs far more flexibility in its health care program, either by receiving Medicaid waivers or by implementing a different system.
Panama City News Herald
Today the state House is poised to pass a bill giving residents the right to address boards and county commission meetings.
Pensacola News-Journal
In the dwindling days of the 2013 session, which side of the Legislature is going to blink on Citizens Property Insurance reform?
Panama City News Herald
The Florida Legislature last week unanimously passed sweeping ethics reform legislation but there still are areas on which they do not agree.
Panama City News Herald

Ethics

We thank Gov. Scott for his role in improving state government by trying to rid the Capitol of corruption and signing the ethics reform bill into law.
Pensacola News-Journal
Kudos to Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday for signing into law ethics and campaign reform bills, both represent important steps forward for Florida politics.
Panama City News Herald

Local Government

Bay County government to pursue an agreement that could open up playgrounds, and other facilities to be utilized when school isn’t in session.
Panama City News Herald
Residents will have to decide whether tackling the panhandler problem is worth an escalating price tag.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Santa Rosa County commissioners on Monday are expected to begin evaluating proposals dealing with the future of the Navarre Beach Pier.
Pensacola News-Journal

Health Care

Florida needs far more flexibility in its health care program, either by receiving Medicaid waivers or by implementing a different system.
Panama City News Herald

Environment

Some politicians today are pressing for oil exploration in parts of the Gulf much closer to Northwest Florida.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Triumph, a nonprofit corporation, will oversee money the state receives from the $5.5 billion lawsuit against BP filed by state Attorney General.
Pensacola News-Journal

Citizen Rights

Today the state House is poised to pass a bill giving residents the right to address boards and county commission meetings.
Pensacola News-Journal

Insurance

In the dwindling days of the 2013 session, which side of the Legislature is going to blink on Citizens Property Insurance reform?
Panama City News Herald

Economy

The Pennsylvania-based manufacturer, Priton, plans to hire as many as 200 people over the next three years.
Pensacola News-Journal

Letter To The Editor

Please consider making history and leaving a permanent legacy from this County Commission by creating the Bay County Permanent Fund.

 

Panama City News Herald

Some frightening things have happened to the U.S. economy. The public debt has increased $5.2 trillion in the past 3½ years, an increase of...

Panama City News Herald

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Apalachicola Times

I apologize to Jimmy Carter....

Northwest Florida Daily News

Op Ed

Recent negotiations and agreement on the first-ever private development at Pensacola’s Community Maritime Park are evidence that an honest,...

Pensacola News-Journal

Domestic sewage plants which produce fewer solids than paper mills are required to filter out their solids. Not paper mills.

Pensacola News-Journal

 With great opportunity comes great risk — and an organization must be in place to ensure transparency, accountability and quality control.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Over the past 10 years Chick-fil-A has donated more than $10 million to anti-gay hate groups, $2 million in 2010 alone.

Pensacola News-Journal