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Sports

Florida tax dollars can be put to better use than subsidizing stadiums, which is nothing more than corporate welfare.
Panama City News Herald

Florida Legislature

Florida tax dollars can be put to better use than subsidizing stadiums, which is nothing more than corporate welfare.
Panama City News Herald
Barbara Petersen believes that Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford are strong advocates of open government.
Northwest Florida Daily News
The Senate approved two bills designed to make sure lawmakers act in the best interest of the state and its residents, not to enrich themselves.
Pensacola News-Journal
More openness, more access, more transparency — let the Sunshine in.
Panama City News Herald

Citizen Rights

Barbara Petersen believes that Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford are strong advocates of open government.
Northwest Florida Daily News
A woman hired to be a surrogate mother refused $10,000 to have an abortion after tests showed the child would be born with birth defects.
Panama City News Herald

Local Government

Miracle Strip Aviation, one of two fixed-base operators at Destin Airport, owes the county $485,382 in back rent and other fees.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Any BP money that comes to the two-county area through the RESTORE Act should require some financial oversight from Tallahassee or Washington.
Pensacola News-Journal
For the deal to be approved, a supermajority of five commissioners must agree. Rejecting the proposal would be a victory for county residents.
Panama City News Herald
The Destin Area Chamber of Commerce is pressing the City Council to toughen the city’s code enforcement regulations.
Northwest Florida Daily News
So much for the idea that Bill Husfelt is an inflexible ideologue hell-bent on privatizing every education function he can get his hands on.
Panama City News Herald
The Bay County Commission and the Bay Health Foundation is getting down to specifics, and searching for answers rather than general complaints.
Panama City News Herald

Ethics

The Senate approved two bills designed to make sure lawmakers act in the best interest of the state and its residents, not to enrich themselves.
Pensacola News-Journal

K-12 Education

So much for the idea that Bill Husfelt is an inflexible ideologue hell-bent on privatizing every education function he can get his hands on.
Panama City News Herald

President Obama

If the spending cuts end up hurting a lot of people, Mr. Obama will be blamed because sequestration bears his signature.
Northwest Florida Daily News

Federal Government

Perhaps the communities that appreciate the Blue Angels can offset the cuts that threaten to ground the Blue Angels.
Pensacola News-Journal

Letter To The Editor

If Scott and his legislative allies truly cared about our schools and children he would make education a stronger priority.

Jackson County Times

The School Board has other options, and the people of Bay County need to know that.

Panama City News Herald

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC, in 2010, forever changed the way our campaigns and elections are run. This is not the...

Northwest Florida Daily News

The ongoing campaign to ensure that pain medication doesn’t get into the wrong hands has fueled another black market and contributed to the...

Panama City News Herald

After last week’s Walton County Commission meeting, I find myself beginning to wonder who’s really running this county. We have an overconfident...

Northwest Florida Daily News

Op Ed

The Tourist Development Council has lost track of the concept of “the consent of the governed.” The treatment of citizens wishing to voice their...

Northwest Florida Daily News

The only choices that are available currently to the commissioners are to cut programs or raise taxes to pay for obligations of the State of...

Pensacola News-Journal

Again, public money will finance big business. Stardust has been thrown in the eyes of the public with promises of jobs to come.

Panama City News Herald