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...
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:
Here are our recommendations for Tuesday’s primaries:
Two recent events highlight the political mess Tallahassee has made of Florida’s higher education system.
The response this week by newly confirmed VA Secretary Robert McDonald to a congressional demand for a thorough review of patient deaths and treatment delays is an encouraging sign for veterans and taxpayers wanting the truth about the department...
Given the course of events in fragmented Iraq, Americans may soon need to consider forgetting about preserving Iraq as it now exists and focus on helping our nation’s longtime allies in the region, the Kurds, establish a state of their own.
Picking numbered pingpong balls at random makes a lot of sense when deciding who’ll be Florida’s next instant millionaire. After all, everybody who buys a Florida Lottery ticket deserves the same chance at luck.
There were two major items on St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman’s to-do list when he took office in January: hire a new police chief and figure out what to do with the shuttered Pier.
Here are our recommendations for the Aug. 26 primaries, broken down by statewide races and by the counties in our primary coverage area.
When the Hillsborough County School Board considers a proposal to develop a K-8 charter school at MacDill Air Force Base, members’ overriding concern should be what is best for our military families.