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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Editorials

Editorial: A police chief with wit and steel

The people of Tampa were reeling in 2010 after two police officers were shot to death and the killer remained on the loose.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Scott should ignore bogus concerns and sign online voter registration bill

One of the few things the dysfunctional Legislature managed to get accomplished last week was the passage of a bill that would provide a simpler and more secure way for people to register to vote by creating an online registration process.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Body farm confrontation

It is unfortunate that University of South Florida officials did not reach out to Lithia residents before initiating a plan to locate a “body farm” in the area.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Is U.S. quality of life declining?

Americans don’t elect their next president until November of next year, but between now and then prospective voters will be deluged with campaign oratory, advertising and, almost certainly, controversy. But here’s an uncomfortable fact ...
Updated one month ago

Editorial: A working education model

A private school planned for the Tampa Bay area offers an innovative approach to helping low-income students.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Duke’s attitude change, new PSC rules, a welcome turn

Duke Energy Florida’s surprising offer to save its customers money, along with the Legislature’s passage of a bill meant to bring more accountability to the state’s utility regulators, are welcome developments for Duke’s c...
Updated one month ago

Editorial: MOSI’s possible move downtown deserves support

Moving the Museum of Science and Industry from its location near the University of South Florida’s main campus to downtown Tampa is an appealing prospect on a number of fronts.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: A shameful display in Tallahassee

The regular session of the 2015 Legislature ended in chaos Friday because House leaders had quit on the session and the people of Florida. It was an ugly meltdown that was completely avoidable.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Clintons’ fast and loose ethical ways

Things aren’t shaping up for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign the way the Democratic Party envisioned. Recent developments may make many Americans wonder whether she is clueless or just unethical, hardly a question helpful to her...
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Supreme Court right to uphold judicial solicitation ban

A divided U.S. Supreme Court made the right decision Wednesday in upholding a Florida law that prohibits judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.
Updated one month ago