Let’s hope the U.S. House’s decision to delay a vote on a federal flood insurance bill was done with the best of intentions.
It is gratifying the Democratic Party wants Tampa to bid on its 2016 convention, and it underscores the value of Tampa hosting the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Florida lawmakers know an election year is no time to agitate voters — or at least agitate them to the degree they still would be upset in November.
It is encouraging that Gov. Rick Scott and state lawmakers say they want to clean up Florida’s precious water bodies, particularly its springs.
Two local lawmakers are taking a practical approach to dealing with the state’s homeless population. State Sen. Jack Latvala and State Rep. Kathleen Peters have introduced bills in advance of this year’s legislative session, which begin...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s announcement Monday that he wants to trim the U.S. Army back to its pre-9/11 levels will be welcomed by leftists who view anything related to the military suspiciously.
In the early 1990s, Yugoslavia was the Ukraine of its day, and more than 20 years later the ethnic and religious differences that ripped that Balkan confederation apart remain a threat to peace in Europe.
It appears St. Petersburg is about to shed the stigma of being Florida's only major city without a comprehensive recycling service.
With a couple of simple, virtually no-cost measures the Florida Legislature could promote health and self-reliance and undoubtedly save lives.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam offers a practical way to generate desperately needed funds for school construction that merits the Legislature’s support.