| Aug 10, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Bob Fireovid, a national program leader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, has been planning to retire in late September.
But now that the Office of Personnel Management has finally released its long-awaited guidelines on phased...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Spain's prime minister failed to strike a compromise Wednesday with the pro-independence leader of Catalonia to keep the northeast region from holding a November referendum on breaking away from Spain.
Catalan President Artur Mas traveled to Madrid...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Is it really that difficult for elected officials at the highest level to give a straight answer?
In Florida, apparently so.
Granted, same-sex marriage is controversial. But it would be nice if we could get simple straight talk from our highest...
| Aug 17, 2014
If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Floridians should hope that judicial activists who want to undermine the Affordable Care Act don't succeed, and there's no good reason they should.
Last Tuesday, a pair of federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on similar challenges to the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There's an old rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend.
And by that measure, writer Robert Draper had more than he needed to declare a new "libertarian moment" in American politics. In a New York Times Magazine cover...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
On the tab of Big Sugar, clues show Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch.
The lawmakers might have bagged some critters. But it...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The coalition of groups trying to prove Florida's congressional map was intentionally gerrymandered to help Republicans turned to experts Tuesday who testified it was "virtually impossible" to have drawn the maps without political bias....
| Aug 13, 2014
Florida has always been a state driven by innovation and imagination to create exponential economic opportunities. Now, as the fourth most populous state and a nationally recognized leader for workforce development, we are poised to help job seekers,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:40 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Although he opposed same-sex marriage as a Republican governor and attorney general, Charlie Crist on Friday filed a "friend of the court" brief backing a legal challenge to Florida's gay-marriage ban headed to court next week.