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Monday, Mar 02, 2015


Editorial: Continue moving forward on proposed passenger ferry service

Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson has added another wrinkle to the debate about building a commuter ferry service in southern Hillsborough County by expressing concern that the tankers and tugboats plying the waters of Tampa Bay will pose a hazard to ...
Published: 02/12/15

Editorial: Appoint independent agency to investigate Dozier evidence

Just a few weeks before the Florida Legislature begins its annual session, there is fresh news of horrors and abuses coming from the site of the former state-run Dozier School for Boys in the Panhandle.
Published: 02/11/15

Editorial: Our recommendations for Tampa elections

Early voting for Tampa municipal elections runs from Feb. 23 to March 1. Election Day is March 3.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Editorial: Obama’s Ukraine choice

Editorial: Obama’s Ukraine choice

If President Barack Obama follows the advice of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he’ll do so knowing that prominent Republicans strongly disagree with Merkel’s no-arms approach to the crisis in Ukraine.
Published: 02/10/15

Editorial: State should fund counties equitably

Florida government is remarkably astute at shifting costs to local governments, forcing cities and counties to pay for what should be state responsibilities.
Published: 02/08/15
Updated: 02/09/15
Tribune editorial: Our picks for Tampa City Council at-large seats

Tribune editorial: Our picks for Tampa City Council at-large seats

Tampa voters should not neglect to vote just because Mayor Bob Buckhorn faces only a write-in candidate. Buckhorn, who’s done an impressive job of invigorating the economy, deserves a show of support even if he faces minimal opposition.
Published: 02/07/15
Tribune editorial: Choices for Tampa City Council Districts 4 and 6

Tribune editorial: Choices for Tampa City Council Districts 4 and 6

Although Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn faces only token opposition, voters still have important decisions to make in this spring’s city elections.
Published: 02/07/15

Editorial: Carol and Frank Morsani are Citizens of the Year

Moments after being named Tampa Metro Civitan Club’s Outstanding Citizens of the Year during the Governor’s Luncheon at the Florida State Fair on Thursday, Carol and Frank Morsani faced the crowd to say a few words.
Published: 02/05/15

Editorial: Follow Indiana’s lead in accepting Medicaid money

A growing body of evidence is making Florida’s refusal to accept billions of dollars in federal Medicaid money seem all the more ridiculous with each passing year.
Published: 02/05/15

Editorial: Raise performance bar at VA

New leadership at the top of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs signaled a shift last year toward accountability and transparency in an agency beset with accusations of mismanagement and outright fraud.
Published: 02/05/15