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Monday, May 02, 2016

Editorials

Editorial: The benefits of civic investment

Editorial: The benefits of civic investment

We wish we had a nickel for every complaint we’ve received through the years about the Riverwalk, which was derided as a white elephant that no one would use.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Don’t force Little Sisters to sin

Editorial: Don’t force Little Sisters to sin

It appears the U.S. Supreme Court is heading toward an even split on the Little Sisters of the Poor case against the Affordable Care Act.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: A noteworthy land transaction

Editorial: A noteworthy land transaction

Lawmakers who claim the state doesn’t need to preserve any more land and refuse to spend Amendment 1 dollars as taxpayers intended should consider the state’s action to preserve a Pasco County ranch.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Apple escapes encryption showdown

Editorial: Apple escapes encryption showdown

Apple CEO Tim Cook has gotten plenty of media support for refusing to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Florida making ethical progress

Editorial: Florida making ethical progress

There is no disputing the influence of moneyed interests in Tallahassee, but Florida lawmakers do deserve credit for adopting legislation strengthening ethics laws.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Changing times in China?

Editorial: Changing times in China?

It’s far too soon to celebrate, but a surprise development suggests there at least may be hope for genuine democracy in China after all, and if that were to happen, it could only lead to better relations between the most powerful Asian nation ...
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Legislators sabotage economic development

Editorial: Legislators sabotage economic development

Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders reached a truce on a record $82 billion state budget this month, with the governor signing the document on the same day it reached his desk. Although Scott vetoed more than $256 million for local projects, legi...
Updated one month ago
Editorial: A home run for the economy

Editorial: A home run for the economy

Nothing seems to set our readers on edge more than the prospect of using public money to support a professional sports team.
Updated one month ago
Progress at Pinellas schools

Progress at Pinellas schools

The Pinellas County School District has come under fire of late for the poor performance of predominately black schools.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Rushing overtime change

Editorial: Rushing overtime change

A proposal by the Obama administration to extend overtime pay to more American workers continues to move ahead, much to the detriment of the nation’s businesses.
Updated one month ago