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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Elections

St. Petersburg College event will examine role money has had on elections

SEMINOLE — Nearly five years after the U.S. Supreme Court deemed it legal for corporations and unions to spend limitless amounts of cash to help influence elections, the airwaves are awash in nasty attack ads.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Candidates target Duke billing

ST. PETERSBURG — If the protests and strongly worded letters are any indication, the public isn’t happy with Duke Energy.
Published: 09/14/14

Tribune endorsement: Voters should embrace Greenlight Pinellas

Greenlight Pinellas critics like to portray the transit plan as a boondoggle that will fund empty buses and build an archaic rail system few people will use.
Published: 09/12/14

Tribune endorsement: Vote “no” on Amendment 3

Making appointments to the Florida Supreme Court and to state appellate courts are among the most lasting and consequential decisions that governors make.
Published: 09/15/14
School bus driver to be issued citation in Riverview crash

School bus driver to be issued citation in Riverview crash

RIVERVIEW — At least 17 students and two bus drivers received minor injuries when one Eisenhower Elementary School bus rear-ended another one from the school Wednesday morning.
Published: 09/10/14
Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glid...
Published: 08/31/14
Live election results: Pinellas County

Live election results: Pinellas County

Pinellas County Commission
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida attorney general

Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida attorney general

George Sheldon, who represented the Tampa area in the state House before holding government offices in Tallahassee and Washington, defeated Perry Thurston of Fort Lauderdale in the Democratic primary for Florida attorney general.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Hillsborough school races narrowed but not decided

Hillsborough school races narrowed but not decided

TAMPA — As the last votes rolled in during Tuesday’s primary election, one of three races for Hillsborough County School Board — the countywide District 6 — was so close it looked like a recount may be required.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Crist, Scott win, set for costly, ugly battle

Crist, Scott win, set for costly, ugly battle

TAMPA ­­— Charlie Crist’s convincing win over Nan Rich in the Democratic primary for governor sets the stage for the most expensive gubernatorial race in Florida history — and one of the nastiest....
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14