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Florida Legislature

The Florida House confirmed their support for the death penalty when it easily approved a bill aimed at shortening the long road to execution.
Lakeland Ledger
Florida lawmakers should be ashamed of themselves if a proposal to ban texting while driving fails to pass into law this year.
Tampa Tribune
CS/CS/HB 1355, would bar firearm sales to people who undergo voluntary commitment for mental health care after being deemed a danger to themselves.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida's prescription drug monitoring database could starve to death unless the House takes action today, the last day of the regular session.
Tampa Bay Times
Every legislative session begins with Yankee Doodle Dandy optimism that elected officials in Tallahassee will do right by the people they serve.
Tampa Bay Times
HB 7129, is a response to the atrocities uncovered in an investigation into the state's religious group homes and boarding schools.
Tampa Bay Times
Rep. Jake Raburn is behind a scheme that would handcuff local governments’ ability to prevent water pollution.
Tampa Tribune

Courts

The Florida House confirmed their support for the death penalty when it easily approved a bill aimed at shortening the long road to execution.
Lakeland Ledger

World

Most Americans surely prefer that the United States avoid becoming militarily involved in the Syrian war, but can we ignore chemical weapon use?
Tampa Tribune

Public Safety

Florida lawmakers should be ashamed of themselves if a proposal to ban texting while driving fails to pass into law this year.
Tampa Tribune
CS/CS/HB 1355, would bar firearm sales to people who undergo voluntary commitment for mental health care after being deemed a danger to themselves.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

K-12 Education

HB 7129, is a response to the atrocities uncovered in an investigation into the state's religious group homes and boarding schools.
Tampa Bay Times

Local Government

Bradenton has sharp designs on improving Village of the Arts as one of the keys to the city's economic and cultural growth,
Bradenton Herald

Culture

Bradenton has sharp designs on improving Village of the Arts as one of the keys to the city's economic and cultural growth,
Bradenton Herald

Safety Net

You can only imagine the fear and trepidation at the Lighthouse for the Blind as they get ready for Saturday’s 25th annual Beepball Classic.
Tampa Tribune

Environment

Rep. Jake Raburn is behind a scheme that would handcuff local governments’ ability to prevent water pollution.
Tampa Tribune

Taxes and Fees

A bill moving through the Legislature would require out-of-state online retailers to collect the sales tax on purchases made by Florida customers.
Tampa Tribune

Letter To The Editor

Mitt Romney came close to winning the presidency because people love him, but the Republican Party backed him only superficially.
When Mitt...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The people that should be...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Mitt Romney has inevitably and...

Bradenton Herald

While potentially advantageous for...

Tampa Bay Times

Op Ed

Research suggests that...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Citrus Connection has...

Lakeland Ledger