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Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Editorials

A community attack on violence

We’ve seen enough crime prevention programs falter through the years to have a degree of skepticism about efforts to attack the root causes of violent crime.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Editorial: Chamber’s intern program aims to keep local talent in Tampa

Keeping the best and the brightest scholars in the Tampa Bay area after college graduation is a goal business leaders have discussed over the years without a cohesive strategy.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Editorial: No surprises on primary day

The showdown everyone expected and many have bemoaned is official. Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor, easily won their primaries.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Our recommendations for today’s primaries

Here are our recommendations today’s primaries:
Published: 08/26/14

Editorial: Grin and bear redistricting embarrassment

By ordering the elections to proceed as scheduled this year, Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis has made the best of the bad redistricting choices he faced.
Published: 08/26/14

Editorial: Our recommendations for primaries

Here are our recommendations for Tuesday’s primaries:
Published: 08/25/14

Editorial: The surprising face of hunger in the Tampa Bay area

A new study includes some startling statistics about the face of hunger across the Tampa Bay region. For starters, one in every six people in a 10-county area in West-Central Florida seeks food assistance through the Feeding America Tampa Bay charity...
Published: 08/25/14

Editorial: Time for leadership on transportation

At a recent meeting on transportation, Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist said this about a proposal to hold a 2016 voter referendum on increasing the sales tax to fund transportation projects:
Published: 08/24/14

Our recommendations for the primaries

Here are our recommendations for Tuesday’s primaries:
Published: 08/24/14

Treating higher education as political toy

Two recent events highlight the political mess Tallahassee has made of Florida’s higher education system.
Published: 08/23/14