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  • Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm

    Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm
    Former Apopka Chief Administrative Officer Richard Anderson, who retired in September and was awarded a $132,000-a-year lobbying position with Orange County's second-largest city, has signed on with Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with an office in Lake...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Wasserman Schultz just lost a vote

    First, my prayers are with journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and their families. With what's also going on in Iraq, Afghanistan and Ferguson, Missouri, why does Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz concern herself with a Hobby Lobby store? Is this the...
  • Outside interference distorts pension discussion

    Kudos to state Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Parkland, who showed real political fortitude when he expressed outrage that a consortium of business interests — including outside national lobbying groups — is working to close municipal public pension...
  • Utilities have the real power

    Martin Dyckman's Sept. 1 article is probably the best illustration of how our state and federal government works to the advantage of the rich and powerful, and to the disadvantage of the majority. Mr. Dyckman compares the widespread use of solar power...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling illustrates responsibility

    A letter writer wrote "the Supreme Court 5-4 religious freedom decision must have been a major disappointment and even outrage to women and men who plan their families." Surely she must have meant it was a disappointment and outrage to women and men who...
  • Chan Lowe: The Hobby Lobby decision

    Chan Lowe: The Hobby Lobby decision
        In case you were thinking that those who lament the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision are making a mountain out of a little pill, let’s first consider the unintended consequences of that decision.   Hobby Lobby is wholly owned...
  • Chan Lowe: Debbie Wasserman Schultz takes on Hobby Lobby

    Chan Lowe: Debbie Wasserman Schultz takes on Hobby Lobby
    Thanks to term limits, the only semi-permanent figures in Tallahassee besides lobbyists and bureaucrats are the members of the capital press corps. Bureau hands from Florida papers, radio, wire services, TV and Internet outlets can spend their entire...
  • Verlander's shoulder sore but structurally sound

    An MRI on Justin Verlander's sore right shoulder showed no structural damage, but the Detroit Tigers right-hander is expected to miss at least one start. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told reporters before Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates that...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • D-Rose: sore knees, sore body, sore feelings

    Just throwing, um, stuff against the wall:  We’re up to four days now since Derrick Rose’s first game, and he still hasn’t practiced or played. And then he’s going to play, what, three games in five days in a tournament nobody...