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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Editorials

Tribune endorsement: Remsberg for Pasco County commission

Pasco County voters have already elected one new county commissioner this election season — Mike Wells bounced Commissioner Henry Wilson in the August primary.
Published: 10/16/14

Tribune endorsements: Murphy and Burgess for state House

Pasco County voters will pick two representatives to send to Tallahassee on Nov. 4. One race will determine who succeeds state Rep. Will Weatherford, the current House speaker, who cannot run again because of term limits. The other contest will decid...
Published: 10/15/14

Editorial: Retain Judges Altenbernd, Silberman and Sleet

Although Florida Supreme Court and appeals court judges are appointed by the governor, they must go before voters every six years. Voters decide in the nonpartisan, merit retention process whether the judges should remain in office, voting “ye...
Published: 10/15/14

Editorial: Admit it, Ebola is scary

Americans are becoming urgently concerned that the dreaded Ebola virus could spread across the nation, a threat that once seemed unimaginable, given the assurances of health care officials.
Published: 10/13/14

Editorial: Re-elect Rick Scott

Four years ago, Rick Scott, a little-known former health care executive with a checkered past and few discernible political skills, managed to slip into the Governor’s Mansion by the barest of margins.
Published: 10/11/14

Tribune endorsements: Bondi for attorney general; Putnam for agriculture commissioner; Atwater for CFO

The attorney general, the agriculture commissioner and the chief financial officer in Florida have an enormous impact on the lives of Floridians and over the future of the state.
Published: 10/11/14

Editorial: A call to answer the phones at Haley

Should we be pleased or appalled that the boss at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital felt compelled to write a memo reminding her staff to answer the phones?
Published: 10/13/14

Tribune endorsements: Ross, Jolly, Rooney for Congress

Voters will have a chance Nov. 4 to decide whether three Republican incumbents should return to Washington to represent the Tampa Bay area in Congress.
Published: 10/10/14

Tribune endorsement editorial: Shimberg, Snively and Shah for School Board

Voters winnowed the Hillsborough County School Board field in the August primary, but they still need to make their final selections in the three races. The election will determine who will be entrusted with overseeing the policies affecting 200,000 ...
Published: 10/08/14

Editorial: Honoring Hispanic scientists a reward for students too

A prestigious panel of scientists, artists and entrepreneurs will gather at the Museum of Science and Industry over the next few days for an annual event meant to inspire Hispanic students to pursue careers in science, technology, education, the arts...
Published: 10/08/14