| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:02 AM
He’s got an encouraging campaign slogan, given our ever more bitter partisan bickering: “Live and Let Live.”
His family name, alas, is less upbeat.
Carl R. Loser is the Libertarian Party candidate for the state Senate’s 10th...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 2:21 PM
A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures.
About month into the drive, Floridians for Solar Choice announced they've gathered 100,000 of the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to add their...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:33 AM
"Parks and Recreation" always made the fine art of creating great television comedy look easy. For seven seasons the NBC series set an impossibly high benchmark, and now leaves the air without any true peer on network TV.
That it never attracted a...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:49 PM
To the editor: Your editorial fails to mention how top-two voting under Proposition 14 virtually eliminates alternative parties from the general election ballot. It's almost impossible for a candidate from the Libertarian, Peace and Freedom or Green party...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
I am a 50-something, Jesuit-educated, Libertarian-leaning registered Democrat who has been reading Thomas F. Schaller's column for years. He has the luxury of at least being accepted around liberals and only being castigated by conservatives....
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:27 PM
Walking in a Bethlehem Township park with a gun should not be an uncommon sight or illegal, and the township's current law prohibiting the activity must be changed, according to a member of a local gun rights group.
At Monday night's township...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Chicagoans love to complain about winter and it seems their response to sub-zero temps is to stay home. But if winter is making us miserable, it would seem the panacea is a night of good jokes. Live comedy happens all over town seven nights weekly and it&...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
If you could get rooftop solar panels at no upfront cost from an alternative energy provider and pay for the electricity produced, would you? If you could buy solar power from your landlord, condo association or neighbor, would you?
At this point you...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
A proposal to close a satellite office will save the folks who run elections in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
And then there were two.
One of the three associates of political chessman Roger Stone has resigned her job at Broward Sheriff's Office, as questions swirled about whether she has the college degree she claimed to have when she applied.