Most Florida environmental groups this special session made a lot of noise -- you heard them -- and spent a lot of money, but in the end, came away empty-handed and bitterly unhappy.
June 18, 2015 - 12:45am
Here's a newly minted decision you probably didn't expect: We're getting a woman's face on the $10 bill.
June 18, 2015 - 7:00am
In January, McDonald's, leaning against the winds of fashion, said kale would never replace lettuce on its burgers.
June 17, 2015 - 7:00am
If anyone should be feeling an overwhelming sense of Groundhog Day this presidential election, c'est moi.
June 16, 2015 - 6:00pm
If you're wondering why the Legislature didn't restore Florida Forever's once-upon-a-time $300 million for land purchases ...
June 16, 2015 - 7:00am
The political left has come up with a new buzzword: "micro-aggression."
June 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.
June 15, 2015 - 7:00am
It had a familiar ring: "I don't ever know what people's motives are," said former President Bill Clinton, prompting one to pause and consider just what the definition of "motives" is.
June 13, 2015 - 7:00am
Another election, another surprise. Actually, two elections, in two countries last weekend, with surprisingly pleasant surprises. And in two very large countries: Turkey (population 82 million) and Mexico (119 million), both very important to the United States.
June 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
Some environmental groups have more money than they do brains. Meet the Everglades Trust. They don't learn.
June 12, 2015 - 7:00am
Hillary Clinton had one of the worst campaign roll-outs in living memory.
June 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
Can you spell h-y-p-o-c-r-i-t-e? Here's a closer look at one: The Treasure Coast newspaper group that spent more than a year dogging lobbyist Ken Pruitt like a bloodhound at a crime scene for taking a sugar company's money ... well, how can I put this? ... climbed into bed with a sugar company.
June 11, 2015 - 7:00am
So Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 633, the abortion-waiting-period bill. What else is new? Another year, another opportunity for Florida to shame a woman.
June 11, 2015 - 7:00am
Politico keeps posting ridiculous columns by both Democrats and Republicans
June 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
In recent weeks, Florida has created quite a bit of political news as it relates to energy production, with members of Congress filing legislation both to encourage and discourage Florida as a cont