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Florida Legislature

Legislators decided to pay $400,000 to a New Jersey company, Spectrum Gaming Group, for a term paper to determine the efficacy of expanded gambling.
Tampa Bay Times
It's crunch time in Tallahassee, as lawmakers negotiate the details on the state budget. Among the many subplots:
Tampa Bay Times
Hillsborough’s record on these issues suggests state lawmakers could benefit from more often following local governments’ lead on public safety.
Tampa Tribune

Citizen Rights

Some congressional Republicans are criticizing the decision to file criminal charges in federal court against 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Tampa Bay Times

Congress

Some congressional Republicans are criticizing the decision to file criminal charges in federal court against 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Tampa Bay Times

Economy

Florida filed a lawsuit to recover economic damages from the BP oil spill and a Manatee County environmental project tops the list for recovery.
Bradenton Herald
MacDill is too vital to the nation’s defense and the region’s economy to be subjected to unnecessary conflicts and headaches.
Tampa Tribune

Environment

Florida filed a lawsuit to recover economic damages from the BP oil spill and a Manatee County environmental project tops the list for recovery.
Bradenton Herald

Higher Education

MOOCs are "massive open online courses" that allow large-scale student participation with top-level professors by using the Web.
Lakeland Ledger

Local Government

Hillsborough’s record on these issues suggests state lawmakers could benefit from more often following local governments’ lead on public safety.
Tampa Tribune
A consolidated bus system in Manatee and Sarasota counties, operated by a private company, would take transit back to the future.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Robert E. O'Neill set the right priorities in his three years as the top federal prosecutor for the Middle District of Florida.
Tampa Bay Times
Manatee County Schools Superintendent Rick Mills expresses great confidence about the future of the district.
Bradenton Herald

Transportation

A consolidated bus system in Manatee and Sarasota counties, operated by a private company, would take transit back to the future.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Immigration

Immigration is a hard issue, and we commend Rubio for tackling it with principles and practicality.
Tampa Tribune

Nation

What I did pick up, was that Americans were less fearful than they were ticked off that there are murderers such as this invading our lives.
Tampa Bay Times

Culture

What I did pick up, was that Americans were less fearful than they were ticked off that there are murderers such as this invading our lives.
Tampa Bay Times

Letter To The Editor

 

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Tampa Bay Times

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Op Ed

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 

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Tampa Bay Times