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SFWMD and Army Corps Take Emergency Action to Deal with Flooded Everglades

June 28, 2017 - 7:30pm

South Florida Water Management District staff were in emergency-operations mode Wednesday to control severely flooded Everglades water conservation areas (WCAs) and relieve inundated stormwater treatment areas (STAs).

Why Shouldn't Corcoran and Oliva Huddle with the Kochs?

June 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Richard Corcoran and Jose Oliva

With all its money, couldn't the shadowy, liberal activist group Florida Strong produce a more truthful, higher class Internet ad about the Koch brothers and Florida's House leaders than something that flashes years-old financial documents, dark photos of smokestacks and completely unsubstantiated sound bites?

Nobody Can Guarantee Andrew Gillum Will Avoid Investigation

June 26, 2017 - 2:45pm

Odd to see Andrew Gillum and Donald Trump -- Democrat and Republican, Tallahassee mayor and U.S. president -- paddling the same, or similar, canoes.

Scott Heading to D.C. to Make Obamacare Replacement Florida-Friendly

June 23, 2017 - 5:45pm

Gov. Rick Scott, who probably understands the American healthcare industry as well as anyone in Washington, will dive into next week's Senate debates on the Republicans' proposed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Making Democrats Great Again ... Gonna Take Awhile

June 23, 2017 - 9:45am
Democrat John Ossoff loses in Georgia June 20

Putting Humpty back together is off to a rocky start. Could there have been a more disastrous week for the Democrats?

Florida Families Need Rick Scott to Champion Assignment of Benefits Reform

June 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

We got the headline on Tuesday's Citizens' rate increase story wrong. It wasn't the abuses that forced a 5.3 percent average increase in Citizens' insurance policies in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It was the Florida Legislature, pure and simple.

The Ethically Challenged Peter Schorsch

June 15, 2017 - 6:00am

I probably should have called Peter Schorsch out a long time ago. But in a sea of liberal Tallahassee media who show Sunshine State News nothing but clenched teeth, Schorsch occasionally threw us a bone. So I let a lot slide.

John Morgan and Richard Corcoran: An Unholy Alliance?

June 13, 2017 - 6:00am

Does anybody besides John Morgan believe Richard Corcoran saved the day for Amendment 2 in Florida? 

Special Session in Wonderland; RIP, Jim Harvey

June 9, 2017 - 9:15pm

This column is a vehicle for a number of items in a bits-and-pieces, strictly opinion, sometimes irreverent format. Look for "Just Sayin'" to run once a week in this spot.

Flood Protection in the Glades: One Canal Is Already Higher than Lake O

June 8, 2017 - 8:00am

As South Florida experienced torrential rain Wednesday, with more promised through the weekend, folks in communities east, west and south of Lake Okeechobee nervously watched the big lake rise.


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