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  • $12.5 billion in tax breaks looking safe in Virginia

    $12.5 billion in tax breaks looking safe in Virginia
    A legislative review of tax breaks sprinkled throughout Virginia law is inching along with little prospect of ending any of these breaks any time soon. Gov. Terry McAuliffe may get into the game later this year as he crafts a new budget proposal, but...
  • Floridians hope election breaks gridlock

    Sen. Marco Rubio and fellow Florida Republicans stand to gain influence in the next session of Congress. Florida Democrats may lose some clout. Immigration reform faces even higher hurdles. But Everglades restoration is expected to benefit from...
  • Conservation amendment faces future political fights

    Conservation amendment faces future political fights
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters delivered a message to politicians last week that the state's polluted natural places need an urgent salvage mission. At least that's how the Florida senators who pushed for water-quality reform last session are...
  • Congress should get busy passing bills

    Congress should get busy passing bills
    America spoke pretty loudly the other day that Obama's policies aren't working. The rich are OK and the stock market is booming, but thoughjoblessness is decreasing, wages are flagging and the middle class is taking the brunt of the weakest recovery in...
  • Champ and Chump: Will Abberger & Allison Tant

    Champ and Chump: Will Abberger & Allison Tant
    Will Abberger, who managed the successful effort to pass Florida's Amendment 1, is our weekly champ. Champ: Will Abberger: He managed the successful campaign to win passage from Florida voters for the Water and Land Conservation Amendment. While...
  • Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment

    Republicans in Congress poised to clash with Obama over environment
    Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone XL pipeline...
  • Reflections on an election, and here comes next year

     Reflections on an election,  and here comes next year
    And so it ends. The negative ads. The robo-calls from famous people. The nail-biting crawl of Election Night returns. Nationwide, Democrats got shellacked in the 2014 mid-term election. Republicans now control both houses of Congress. In Florida, the...
  • Why a guy you probably don't know anything about was the big winner last night

    Why a guy you probably don't know anything about was the big winner last night
    If you know much at all about Jeff Atwater, I'd be surprised.  He's Florida's chief financial officer. Most people would probably struggle to explain what he does or who he is.  But Atwater was one of the big winners on election night. Why? Well, if...
  • Golf club, gas prices and Shakespeare: Letters

    Golf course at risk The residents of Eastwood recently received a letter stating that the current owners of the Eastwood golf course are requesting changes to the zoning that would allow them to replace the golf course with houses and commercial space....
  • Dianne Feinstein may ask Obama to bypass Congress to protect Mojave sites

    Dianne Feinstein may ask Obama to bypass Congress to protect Mojave sites
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein threatened Monday to ask President Obama to create two national monuments in the Mojave Desert, without approval of Congress, if lawmakers again fail to pass legislation protecting the land. Feinstein said Monday she wants...
  • Feral cats, alligator hunt and land conservation: Letters

    Feral cats, alligator hunt and land conservation: Letters
    Feeding feral cats hurts Regarding Deborah Hall’s Wednesday letter concerning feeding feral cats: With her using words like hope and trust regarding ferals, it’s obvious Hall is looking for validation and affirmation as a doer of good deeds....