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State Government

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

K-12 Education

The new law would create two different diploma designations: one for technical training, the other for those interested in college-level classes.
Tampa Bay Times
The sweeping education bill that Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law is a solid step forward.
Tampa Bay Times

Governor Scott

The sweeping education bill that Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law is a solid step forward.
Tampa Bay Times

Florida Legislature

The Florida Legislature is poised to adjourn Friday without accepting $51 billion in federal Medicaid expansion money.
Tampa Bay Times
HB 569, and the ethics legislation, SB 2, now head to Gov. Rick Scott's desk after the House voted unanimously to pass it.
Bradenton Herald
The Legislature is inching closer to finally requiring out-of-state, Internet retailers collect the state's sales tax.
Lakeland Ledger
The Florida Senate is attempting to swipe health-care funds from Hillsborough and other urban counties that use local tax dollars to help the poor.
Tampa Tribune
Legislation being considered in Tallahassee would limit the FHSAA’s ability to investigate student athletes accused of shopping around for schools.
Tampa Tribune

Health Care

The Florida Legislature is poised to adjourn Friday without accepting $51 billion in federal Medicaid expansion money.
Tampa Bay Times
The Florida Senate is attempting to swipe health-care funds from Hillsborough and other urban counties that use local tax dollars to help the poor.
Tampa Tribune

Local Government

Year two of a bold project is ready to go.
Gulf Coast Business Review

Ethics

HB 569, and the ethics legislation, SB 2, now head to Gov. Rick Scott's desk after the House voted unanimously to pass it.
Bradenton Herald

Culture

Effective federal and state efforts are needed to help local governments close the broadband gap and give high-speed Internet access to all.
Lakeland Ledger
Saturday night a few hundred Maas Brothers employees from the old central office will be gathering at the Tampa Bay History Center for a reunion.
Tampa Tribune

Taxes and Fees

The Legislature is inching closer to finally requiring out-of-state, Internet retailers collect the state's sales tax.
Lakeland Ledger

Sports

The Tampa Bay Sports Commission and others plan to bid on the 2016 college football championship game, as they should.
Tampa Tribune

Letter To The Editor

Romney is fully aware of this three-...

Tampa Bay Times

What's old is new again as Republicans...

Tampa Bay Times

Op Ed

 

I just hate it...

Tampa Bay Times

 

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Bradenton Herald