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Local Government

The recommendations by Florida’s Innocence Commission should be standard operating procedures for law enforcement agencies on the Treasure Coast.
Treasure Coast Palm
Florida Atlantic University should look close at home when it buys more water monitoring devices for the Indian River Lagoon.
Treasure Coast Palm
Sheriff Deryl Loar's decision to ask for $800,000 in the middle of the budget year raises some questions.
Treasure Coast Palm
This isn’t the first time the Business Development Board of Martin County has retreated from greater transparency.
Treasure Coast Palm
The city of Fort Pierce is considering creation of a community garden in the northwest area of the city following a survey showing interest.
Treasure Coast Palm

Public Safety

The recommendations by Florida’s Innocence Commission should be standard operating procedures for law enforcement agencies on the Treasure Coast.
Treasure Coast Palm

Agriculture

Citrus greening threatens Florida's $9 billion citrus industry and a way of life on the Treasure Coast.
Treasure Coast Palm
The city of Fort Pierce is considering creation of a community garden in the northwest area of the city following a survey showing interest.
Treasure Coast Palm

Health Care

Members of the Florida House need to come down from their ivory towers and view the Medicaid expansion issue from the perspective of the working poor.
Treasure Coast Palm
It is not the prerogative of legislators to carve out, and maintain, perks for themselves that are unreasonable — and egregious to taxpayers.
Treasure Coast Palm

Florida Legislature

Members of the Florida House need to come down from their ivory towers and view the Medicaid expansion issue from the perspective of the working poor.
Treasure Coast Palm
New Florida law encourages schools to open their playgrounds and outdoor courts for more public use. It's an overdue concept.
Treasure Coast Palm
It is not the prerogative of legislators to carve out, and maintain, perks for themselves that are unreasonable — and egregious to taxpayers.
Treasure Coast Palm
A Proposal in the Florida Legislature would reduce the likelihood of another Digital Domain disaster.
Treasure Coast Palm

Taxes and Fees

IRS has got to do a better job detecting tax refund fraud and helping victims of fraud.
Treasure Coast Palm

Environment

Secret negotiations on the potential future of the Port of Fort Pierce cause for considerable concern.
Treasure Coast Palm

Economy

A Proposal in the Florida Legislature would reduce the likelihood of another Digital Domain disaster.
Treasure Coast Palm

Op Ed

At one time, Florida Forever stood as the largest program of its kind in the country.

TCPalm

If you want to "Save Lake Okeechobee," "Save the Coastal Estuaries" and "Save the Everglades," then join us in restoring the River of Grass...

TCPalm

Gov. Rick Scott and his advisers really need to get out more. If...

TCPalm

The proper role of government in our nation's life has been debated since before the Constitution was drawn up, and we haven't come to terms on it...

TCPalm

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

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

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