St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has struck a reasonable deal with the Tampa Bay Rays that compensates the city while giving the team the freedom to search for the best site for a new baseball stadium.
Gov. Rick Scott’s decision to remove the “interim” tag from Mike Carroll’s position as head of the Florida Department of Children and Families on Monday was correct on many levels. And for Carroll to want to continue servi...
Those upset about the recent failure of grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York to indict police officers in the deaths of two black men are well within their rights to protest.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who loves to strut on the world stage, appears intent on regaining his nation’s lost stature. But the reality is that Russia is a nation in decline.
Pinellas Sen. Jack Latvala understands the importance of growing the film industry in Florida.
It seems only natural that solar power will play a meaningful role in providing for Florida’s future energy needs. The price to produce solar power is dropping as the technology for harnessing and storing the sun’s energy advances.
Building and operating a large public sports complex can attract sports events that will boost the economy, but also can be a drain on taxpayers. The tournaments played on the fields don’t always generate enough revenue to pay for the maintena...
On the surface, it appears not much has happened in the year since the city began tagging boats that appear to be illegally moored in the Davis Islands Seaplane Basin.
Most of the attention on the proposal to move the University of South Florida medical school to downtown Tampa understandably has focused on how the project would attract people and enterprises to the city’s urban core.
The recent resignation of yet another Department of Corrections secretary, and the deaths of a number of inmates who appear to have been grossly mistreated, signal systemic problems that won’t be solved by the appointment of a new corrections ...