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Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Editorial: Is U.S. quality of life declining?

Americans don’t elect their next president until November of next year, but between now and then prospective voters will be deluged with campaign oratory, advertising and, almost certainly, controversy. But here’s an uncomfortable fact ...
Published: 05/05/15

Editorial: A working education model

A private school planned for the Tampa Bay area offers an innovative approach to helping low-income students.
Published: 05/05/15

Editorial: Duke’s attitude change, new PSC rules, a welcome turn

Duke Energy Florida’s surprising offer to save its customers money, along with the Legislature’s passage of a bill meant to bring more accountability to the state’s utility regulators, are welcome developments for Duke’s c...
Published: 05/04/15

Editorial: MOSI’s possible move downtown deserves support

Moving the Museum of Science and Industry from its location near the University of South Florida’s main campus to downtown Tampa is an appealing prospect on a number of fronts.
Published: 05/03/15

Editorial: A shameful display in Tallahassee

The regular session of the 2015 Legislature ended in chaos Friday because House leaders had quit on the session and the people of Florida. It was an ugly meltdown that was completely avoidable.
Published: 05/02/15

Editorial: Clintons’ fast and loose ethical ways

Things aren’t shaping up for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign the way the Democratic Party envisioned. Recent developments may make many Americans wonder whether she is clueless or just unethical, hardly a question helpful to her...
Published: 04/30/15

Editorial: Supreme Court right to uphold judicial solicitation ban

A divided U.S. Supreme Court made the right decision Wednesday in upholding a Florida law that prohibits judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.
Published: 04/30/15

Editorial: Pick resolute EPC chief

The two men who have headed Hillsborough County’s Environmental Protection Commission have been a study in contrasts.
Published: 04/30/15

Editorial: A dismal display of leadership by Florida’s House speaker

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli has embarrassed himself and the people of Florida by abruptly ending his chamber’s legislative session three days early.
Published: 04/29/15

Editorial: Baltimore aflame

The hoodlums rioting in Baltimore don’t care about police brutality or achieving justice for Freddie Gray, a young man who died in the custody of Baltimore police.
Published: 04/29/15