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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Commentary

MacDill Charter School proposal was properly rejected

In his recent op-ed (“School choice works — and it will work for MacDill AFB,” Other Views, July 17), Richard Page, executive vice president of Charter Schools USA, a large, multi-state, for-profit charter school development and ...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Adam Putnam: Obama’s policies are putting American firefighters at risk

Each year, more than 3,000 wildfires burn about 130,000 acres across Florida, threatening the lives of Floridians, as well as their homes and businesses. The men and women of the Florida Forest Service, in partnership with local firefighters, bravely...
Updated: 8 hours ago

A name that’s impossible to defend

The granddaughter of the man who gave Washington’s football team its name 81 years ago says it is time for a change.
Updated: 8 hours ago

You won’t find bargains at this government yard sale

Sen. Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas and tea party favorite, wants to unload federal land by turning it over to the states or selling it to private buyers. To Cruz, this is one way to scale back the reach of the federal government into the lives of pri...
Published: 07/28/14

A new opportunity to reinvigorate employment and training strategies

Florida has always been a state driven by innovation and imagination to create exponential economic opportunities. Now, as the fourth most populous state and a nationally recognized leader for workforce development, we are poised to help job seekers,...
Published: 07/28/14

Why I support the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

On Tuesday, I will be traveling to Atlanta to testify at the Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing on the plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants.
Published: 07/28/14

Tunnel vision

The distinguishing feature of the latest war between Israel and Hamas is “offensive tunnels,” as the Israeli army calls them. Dozens have been uncovered in Gaza, and nearly half extend into Israel, according to Israeli officials. The tu...
Published: 07/28/14

Keep our oceans clean

The Obama administration’s decision to allow seismic searches for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean from Delaware to mid-Florida should arouse deep concern among environmental activists.
Published: 07/27/14

Chaim Shacham: When morality is of no consequence

BY CHAIM SHACHAM
Published: 07/27/14

Dodd-Frank: An unfinished failure

This month marks the 45th anniversary of man landing on the moon, and the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The two events couldn’t be more different.
Published: 07/27/14