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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: Our picks for the primaries

Here are our recommendations for the Aug. 26 primaries.
Published: 08/10/14

Editorial: Attacking evil in Iraq

The Obama administration’s wobbly foreign policy is often and rightly criticized, but in authorizing military action against the ruthless Sunni jihadists surging through Iraq the president did what had to be done.
Published: 08/09/14

Editorial: Plaudits for Salcines

Former prosecutor and retired Judge E.J. Salcines loves the law almost as much as he loves Tampa history. So it is gratifying to see his considerable legal contributions be recognized by the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association.
Published: 08/09/14

Editorial: Families deserve education options

The courts will determine whether the teachers’ union lawsuit against voucher legislation passed late in the Florida Legislature’s session has merit.
Published: 08/08/14

Editorial: Pinellas commissioners make wise choice for new administrator

Pinellas County commissioners made a wise decision Tuesday to hand the county’s top administrative job to Mark Woodard, a longtime assistant administrator who impressed everyone after being handed the job four months ago on a temporary basis.
Published: 08/07/14

Editorial: Commissioners right to reject referendum for slot machines at Derby Lane

Gamblers who patronize Derby Lane in Pinellas County can wager on live dog races, participate in legal poker games and place bets on horse races at tracks across the country.
Published: 08/07/14

Editorial: U.S. trips over Cuba again

What is it about Cuba that seems to make American administrations lose intelligence and judgment?
Published: 08/06/14

Editorial: HART’s solvable governance issue

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority officials rightly want to ensure that residents participate in a major expansion of the county’s transit offerings.
Published: 08/06/14

Editorial: End the write-in candidate chicanery

Florida voters in 1998 passed a constitutional amendment that opened primary elections to all voters when no candidate from an opposing party qualifies to run. Allowing all registered voters to participate in those primaries is the right thing to do....
Published: 08/05/14

Editorial: A reasonable first step toward resolving the redistricting mess

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis has taken a reasonable first step toward resolving the election mess caused by the Legislature’s misconduct in redrawing the state’s congressional districts.
Updated: 1 months ago