Articles in Category: 'Miami-Dade'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 12, 2013 3:55 AM

Are Miami-Dade and Broward counties buying themselves another congressman? You have to ask yourself.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 20, 2013 3:55 AM

The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee wants to lavish a little money on Orlando's soccer hopes and dreams, and you know what? My conservative conscience is completely at peace with it. 

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 3, 2011 3:55 AM

Throwing some cold water on casino fever, the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling says the state isn't addressing the addiction problems it has now.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 28, 2011 3:55 AM

Casino tools Erik Fresen and Ellyn Bogdanoff want to "control" gaming by opening the door to destination mega-resorts in South Florida.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 13, 2010 12:13 AM

Florida's teachers are breaking my heart.

First, I hear with my own ears teachers coaching students as young as 8 years old to lobby legislators for -- let's call a spade a spade -- their own selfish interests. Now I find some 1,000 of them in the Miami-Dade school system choosing to protest passage of the performance-pay bill by calling in sick.

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Posted: March 19, 2010 5:19 PM

Florida's $100-billion-plus agriculture industry, second only to tourism, is one powerful economic engine. And, Saturday -- declared National Ag Day by Congress -- is a good day to remember that agriculture in the Sunshine State is a formidable employer and an even more impressive producer.

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