Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday that Florida won't be in the “game for economic development” after lawmakers rejected his proposals for spending on business incentives and tourism marketing.
May 9, 2017 - 5:15pm
May 9, 2017 - 11:30am
Annette Taddeo has run more races than Usain Bolt, except he won his. She didn't.
May 9, 2017 - 6:00am
Medical marijuana implementing legislation died Friday in Tallahassee. The House and Senate couldn't come to a reasonable negotiation on the last day of session.
May 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
The Sunshine State continues to recover from the 2008 economic recession, which hit our housing market particularly hard. We can take a new tack and encourage continued upward movement by encouraging our government to adopt pro-growth policies that support our economy.
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
The words "first, do no harm" should be embedded in every legislative swearing in. What a shame it's too late for the 2017 legislative session.
May 8, 2017 - 7:00am
Having bestowed the presidency on a candidate who described their country as a "hellhole" besieged by multitudes trying to get into it, Americans need an antidote for social hypochondria. Fortunately, one has arrived from Don Boudreaux, an economist at George Mason University's Mercatus Center and proprietor of the indispensable blog Cafe Hayek.
May 6, 2017 - 5:00am
With near unanimity, my never-Trump friends confess a sense of relief. It could have been worse. They thought it would be worse. A deep apprehension still endures but the international order remains intact, the republic still stands, and no "enemy of the people" has (yet) been arrested.
May 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
Talk about gaping omissions -- please, Miami New Times.
May 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Richard Corcoran is the date who tells you, "Buckle up, sweetcakes, I'm taking you to the best restaurant in town" ... then pulls over and hands you a ham sandwich.
May 4, 2017 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Like a kid at summer camp, George Sheldon wants to come home.
May 3, 2017 - 8:30am
The Florida House yesterday overwhelmingly passed HB 1397, Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues’ bill on implementing medical marijuana.
May 2, 2017 - 5:15pm
Strong building codes matter. Florida learned this the hard way from Hurricane Andrew, and has since made its building code the strongest in the nation. But building code changes injected by special interest groups and rapidly churned-out code books threaten our state’s ability to keep its code the gold standard for safety and customization.
May 2, 2017 - 12:15pm
For five generations, my family has called Florida home and there is no place in these United States where I would rather live, work and raise a family. In addition to enjoying our great state’s rich natural history and unmatched landscapes, I have had the honor of getting to know many of you personally. From Pensacola to Key West, and all stops in between, I have had the unique privilege of meeting your families, hearing your stories and answering your calls. You have graciously welcomed me into your homes, invited me to share meals and memories. Your words and life stories have been edifying to me and helped shape my time in public life. As I approach the end of our shared journey, the impact, influence and inspiration you have provided cannot be overstated.
May 2, 2017 - 8:15am
Poking the bear is always a bad idea, especially when he's bigger than you. Especially when his name is Rick Scott. And, dare I say it, especially when he's right.
May 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Donald Trump couldn't be more relieved than this columnist for the end of the blasted first 100 days.