All of us who follow local and national news have heard, read or seen the harsh criticism repeatedly targeting our law enforcement and corrections officers.
Protecting Florida’s youths and the communities we serve is the top priority of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and over the last five years we have worked to innovate Florida’s youth system of reform through a transparent a...
Tampa is a city built by immigrants — immigrants who saw Tampa as a place where they could achieve the American dream, a place where they could bring their families for a better life.
The Kremlin is not our friend. Nor is Moscow a 10-foot tall threat to our national interests.
Breast cancer affects one in eight women in their lifetime. Risk factors such as having a family history of breast cancer or particular genetic variants are often the focal point of discussion. Yet, many of these associations are beyond the control o...
President Obama’s final decision on Keystone XL is shrouded in mystery. Some say the president is close to making a call. David Wilkins, the former ambassador to Canada, suggested the administration would wait until after Canada’s Octob...
What does it mean when the leader of a huge nation announces that it will not engage in destructive behavior — after years of engaging in it? That is the question about President Xi Jinping’s comments to the effect that China will not w...
It was a surprise to some analysts that Donald Trump’s tax plan hewed more to Republican dogma and less to his wilder, populist side. Dylan Matthews at vox.com called it “an orthodox supply-side conservative tax plan in a middle-class t...
Pope Francis’ four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph.
When members of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation Committee go on a benchmarking tour next week to Denver, they will probably be a bit wide-eyed as they experience one of the most progressive, efficient, people-friendly mu...