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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: A unique collaboration to keep the clean water flowing

Having clean water flow into our homes and businesses every day for a relatively minor cost is something we all take for granted.
Published: 10/18/14

Editorial: Record USF gift validation of school’s growing academic standing

Among the many reasons to cheer the recent $25 million donation to USF’s business school are the hands-on learning programs that will benefit students and faculty.
Published: 10/17/14

Tribune endorsement: Remsberg for Pasco County commission

Pasco County voters have already elected one new county commissioner this election season — Mike Wells bounced Commissioner Henry Wilson in the August primary.
Published: 10/16/14

Tribune endorsements: Murphy and Burgess for state House

Pasco County voters will pick two representatives to send to Tallahassee on Nov. 4. One race will determine who succeeds state Rep. Will Weatherford, the current House speaker, who cannot run again because of term limits. The other contest will decid...
Published: 10/15/14

Editorial: Retain Judges Altenbernd, Silberman and Sleet

Although Florida Supreme Court and appeals court judges are appointed by the governor, they must go before voters every six years. Voters decide in the nonpartisan, merit retention process whether the judges should remain in office, voting “ye...
Published: 10/15/14

Editorial: Admit it, Ebola is scary

Americans are becoming urgently concerned that the dreaded Ebola virus could spread across the nation, a threat that once seemed unimaginable, given the assurances of health care officials.
Published: 10/13/14

Editorial: Re-elect Rick Scott

Four years ago, Rick Scott, a little-known former health care executive with a checkered past and few discernible political skills, managed to slip into the Governor’s Mansion by the barest of margins.
Published: 10/11/14

Tribune endorsements: Bondi for attorney general; Putnam for agriculture commissioner; Atwater for CFO

The attorney general, the agriculture commissioner and the chief financial officer in Florida have an enormous impact on the lives of Floridians and over the future of the state.
Published: 10/11/14

Editorial: A call to answer the phones at Haley

Should we be pleased or appalled that the boss at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital felt compelled to write a memo reminding her staff to answer the phones?
Published: 10/13/14

Tribune endorsements: Ross, Jolly, Rooney for Congress

Voters will have a chance Nov. 4 to decide whether three Republican incumbents should return to Washington to represent the Tampa Bay area in Congress.
Published: 10/10/14