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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: The superintendent’s sign

It’s no revelation that Hillsborough County School Superintendent MaryEllen Elia does not want School Board member April Griffin re-elected.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Editorial: Data escapes Department of Corrections

It is outrageous that nearly two years of Florida Department of Corrections emails were destroyed in 2012 and even more outrageous that the loss of the public records was not acknowledged until now.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

The Tampa Tribune's editorial staff will be offering their endorsements on various local and statewide races leading to the Nov. 4 election. Here are their recommendations:
Published: 10/30/14
Editorial: A fair hike for St. Pete’s lowest paid workers

Editorial: A fair hike for St. Pete’s lowest paid workers

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has made a smart investment by boosting the wages of the city’s lowest-paid workers.
Published: 10/30/14

Editorial: Scrambling for an Ebola vaccine

In addition to its deadly effects, which can include internal and external bleeding, the Ebola virus epidemic is also scary because modern science has yet to develop a reliable treatment.
Published: 10/29/14

Editorial: Strengthening the city-county partnership

More significant than the intricate tax revenue distribution agreement Hillsborough County and Tampa officials worked out last week was the relatively smooth collaboration that produced the agreement.
Published: 10/27/14

`Editorial: Five good reasons to vote this midterm

Only half the registered voters in the Tampa Bay area voted in the last midterm election, in 2010, when Rick Scott was elected governor, Marco Rubio became a U.S. senator, and Hillsborough voters overwhelmingly defeated an effort to publicly fund a m...
Published: 10/26/14

Our recommendations for Nov. 4

Statewide
Published: 10/25/14

Editorial: Toasting the Riverwalk

Allowing pedestrians to carry alcoholic drinks along the Riverwalk will make Tampa’s downtown waterfront more inviting and fun.
Published: 10/24/14

Editorial: Maddon leaves a legacy beyond baseball

Joe Maddon’s decision to leave the Tampa Bay Rays leaves a void that won’t easily be filled.
Published: 10/25/14