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  • The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965

    The era known as 'the Sixties' really began in 1965
    Fifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today — as never before — man has in his possession the capacities to end war and preserve peace, to eradicate poverty and share abundance, to overcome the diseases that have afflicted the human race and permit all mankind to enjoy their promise in life on this Earth.”
  • Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians

    Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, left open the possibility Wednesday that his chamber will consider an expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians. Gardiner described as "intriguing" a proposal that would...

    Year-end giving simply is happiness

    Year-end giving simply is happiness
    As the executive director of the largest international charity in the United States, I understand that the topic of year-end giving can appear to be complex. But allow me to reassure you, it is not. Giving means happiness to me. It's really that simple....

    No one should have to work for less than poverty-level wages

    It is irritating to read so many letters to the editor railing against a minimum wage hike. I’m sure those writing the letters are not trying to live on $8.25 an hour. The sad reality is that many people have no other option than to work minimum-...

    Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school

    Expanding Medicaid can help Florida's children succeed in school
    Children who have health insurance through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report. Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that, compared with...