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Florida Legislature

The audacity endemic in the Legislature came into focus this session as lawmakers again infringed on home rule while decrying federal mandates.
Bradenton Herald
A bill passed by the House would hurt Florida's economy as much as its natural resources, and if the Senate votes for it Gov. Scott should veto it.
Tampa Bay Times
Election Law changes and a pension overhaul remain works in progress — with the pension bill most in doubt.
Lakeland Ledger

Congress

Is it reasonable, constitutional and in the public's interest to require Americans who buy guns to undergo a background check?
Lakeland Ledger

Public Safety

Is it reasonable, constitutional and in the public's interest to require Americans who buy guns to undergo a background check?
Lakeland Ledger

Environment

The city announced that a new segment of Riverwalk running under Kennedy Boulevard should be in place by late next year.
Tampa Tribune
A bill passed by the House would hurt Florida's economy as much as its natural resources, and if the Senate votes for it Gov. Scott should veto it.
Tampa Bay Times

Local Government

The city announced that a new segment of Riverwalk running under Kennedy Boulevard should be in place by late next year.
Tampa Tribune
Manatee School District is far short of the $6.7 million needed to meet the state mandate of at least a 2.2 percent fund balance.
Bradenton Herald

Culture

Treyvon Thomas, a senior at Booker High School, has excelled in the arts and academics despite the lack of a stable family life or a permanent home.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Scheduled for Feb. 1, The Great Bull Run will take place at the Little Everglades Ranch
Tampa Bay Times

Economy

Spark Growth: Riverwalk 2013 is designed to boost the region's technology community and spur economic development.
Bradenton Herald

K-12 Education

Manatee School District is far short of the $6.7 million needed to meet the state mandate of at least a 2.2 percent fund balance.
Bradenton Herald
Two area schools you don’t hear much about were in the news this week for different reasons, but I believe there is a connection.
Tampa Tribune

War/Veterans

There’s no shortage of money and manpower to fulfill the country’s moral obligation to care for its injured military veterans.
Tampa Tribune

Business

Convergent Capital Partners and the Liberty Group have submitted a joint bid to the Tampa Port Authority to become Channelside’s operators.
Tampa Tribune

Transportation

The Florida Department of Transportation will conduct a "public kickoff meeting" to update the status of the Cortez Bridge.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Letter To The Editor

Only food can be bought — not toilet tissue, soap, alcohol or cigarettes – on a food assistance card. The government uses one card for both. To...

Hernando Today

It seems odd that when an...

Tampa Tribune

Op Ed

The hope of finding...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Earlier this month,...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

As a group we are committed to...

Bradenton Herald

A funny thing happened on...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A recent article and...

Sarasota Herald-Tribune