Could Everglades restoration get any more botched up?
This Weeks Heroes: Barney Bishop, Adam Putnam, et al.
Barney Bishop is a Mississippi gambler if ever I saw one and Ive seen a few. An EPA administrator overplays her hand, the Associated Industries of Florida president calls her bluff and bets the farm. EPA folds. Game over, Bishop triumphs.
Take no comfort in the Environmental Protection Agencys latest gift. Florida doesnt need another 15 months to comply with a monumentally bad decision, it needs to fight back.
Looking to help Florida slingshot out of this recession, State University System Chancellor Frank Brogan announced Monday the project winners from all 11 of Floridas public universities. Universities competed for a share of $10 million in the final phase of the New Florida Initiative.
This Weeks Hero: Sen. Don Gaetz
Too many headaches, too few early nights and glory? Dont even
By appointing Mike Bennett his president pro tempore a mostly ceremonial jester of a job with a puffed-up title our incoming Senate president showed me hes one smart dude.
This Weeks Hero: Kendrick Meek
Kendrick Meeks bid to become the next senator from Florida might have crashed on the rocks of a shrinking Democratic base, but wow didnt the Miami congressman show a lot of Floridians that political candidacy and human decency need not be mutually exclusive.
As the last voters make their way to voting booths Tuesday, a Sunshine State News Poll of the previously tick-tight gubernatorial race shows Rick Scott leading Alex Sink in pull-away fashion, 49-45 among likely voters, and 50-44 among those with an excellent chance of voting.
There are some conclusions about women men have no right to draw. But invariably, they draw them anyway. How women should feel about abortion is one. What its like to be a victim of rape is another.
Nice to see a reporter asking Alex Sink a challenging question, even if that reporter is ours.