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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014


Editorial: VA fix a huge expenditure, but a worthwhile one

The bipartisan deal to spend $17 billion on the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs should help millions of deserving veterans get the timely health care they earned defending our country.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Editorial: Promising transportation directions

Hillsborough voters shouldn’t lack for specifics or input the next time they decide on a transportation plan.
Published: 07/29/14

Tribune endorsement: Gregg in Pasco state House primary

Only one state House race is on the Aug. 26 ballot in Pasco County: a Republican primary in west Pasco-based District 36 between Chris Gregg of New Port Richey and James Mathieu of Port Richey.
Published: 07/28/14

Editorial: Keeping elections on track the best choice in redistricting mess

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is skeptical he can redraw the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts in time for the primary and general elections this year.
Published: 07/28/14

Endorsement: Sheldon in attorney general primary

Two capable Democrats are vying for the unenviable task of challenging Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in November.
Published: 07/28/14

Editorial: Minority discipline disparity

The disparity in discipline and achievement rates among Hillsborough minority students is troubling.
Published: 07/28/14

Endorsement: Scott, Crist in primaries

You would scarcely know it from their campaigns or the media coverage, but Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist must win primary races before they face off in the November gubernatorial election.
Published: 07/27/14

Tribune endorsements: Sprowls, Sarnoff, Latvala, Young in House primary races

Education, insurance costs and protections for the state’s freshwater springs are just a few of the issues state lawmakers are expected to tackle during the next legislative session. Pinellas County voters will have plenty of choices on the Au...
Published: 07/26/14

Tribune endorsement: Latvala for District 20 Senate seat in north Pinellas

In the lone state Senate primary race in Pinellas County, Republican incumbent Sen. Jack Latvala faces a challenge from computer programmer Zahid Roy, who ran unsuccessfully against Latvala in 2012.
Published: 07/26/14

Editorial: It ain’t sexy, but it works

The financial picture is much brighter at City Hall these days, and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has responded with a prudent budget plan that adds to the city’s rainy-day reserves while fixing roads and drainage systems neglected during leaner bu...
Published: 07/25/14