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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Editorials

Editorial: Florida Polytechnic’s ongoing troubles

Editorial: Florida Polytechnic’s ongoing troubles

The university that never should have been is embarrassing the state and poorly serving students — and that should surprise no one.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: USF must repair broken communications school

Editorial: USF must repair broken communications school

We hope University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft responds firmly to the debacle at the mass communications school — and not solely because it hired a director who had been demoted at his prior job for inappropriate relationships wit...
Updated one month ago
Editorial: A transportation shortfall

Editorial: A transportation shortfall

Gov. Rick Scott this week rightly signed a transportation bill that provides critical funding for Florida’s seaports, eases restraints on the use of automated cars and changes some funding protocols.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Sorting out ‘The Panama Papers’

Editorial: Sorting out ‘The Panama Papers’

Judging by the latest and largest-ever document leak, known instantly as “The Panama Papers,” there are some among the very rich, here and abroad, who have indulged in craven violations of certain laws and regulations.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Hillsborough needs mobility fees

Editorial: Hillsborough needs mobility fees

Hillsborough County commissioners can forget about ever confronting our transportation crisis if they don’t adopt mobility fees for new developments.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: A city under siege

Editorial: A city under siege

Americans are rightly thankful that in this country there is nothing that remotely resembles the terrorism that afflicts so many other parts of the world, a terrorism that most often is fueled by the varying degrees of intolerance advocated by religi...
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Don’t leave our most vulnerable behind

Editorial: Don’t leave our most vulnerable behind

Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner is justifiably proud of Senate Bill 672, which passed early in this year’s session, bears his name and was signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.
Updated one month ago
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