Monday, October 15, 2018
Opinion

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
                               
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Editorial: Bilirakis mimics Trump, colleagues in misleading voters

Editorial: Bilirakis mimics Trump, colleagues in misleading voters

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis wants voters to believe he is different than his Republican colleagues in Congress and President Donald Trump. The Palm Harbor Republican says he pays more attention to local issues than to the president, claims he doesnȁ...
Updated: 5 minutes ago
Editorial cartoons for Oct. 16

Editorial cartoons for Oct. 16

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Column: Two Tampa Bay rabbis explain their support for Amendment 4

Democracy in Florida is broken. Rather than putting our fellow citizens on a path to repentance after they’ve committed a crime, our criminal justice system — which we know is plagued with racial and socioeconomic bias — casts hu...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Hurricane Michael reminds us it’s past time to get smarter about where we build

Hurricane Michael reminds us it’s past time to get smarter about where we build

Avoidance is a great way to mitigate risk. As in, get out of trouble’s way, or don’t be there to begin with. When it comes to hurricanes, that good advice is getting harder to heed. In Florida, we continue to build along our coasts, ofte...
Updated: 4 hours ago
PolitiFact Florida: No evidence that Andrew Gillum is running from FBI

PolitiFact Florida: No evidence that Andrew Gillum is running from FBI

A Republican ad portrays Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum as a man on the run from law enforcement amid an FBI corruption investigation in his city."Andrew Gillum is running for governor and also from the FBI," the Republican Party of Florida ad says....
Published: 10/15/18
Romano: Why is Florida risking future hurricane misery?

Romano: Why is Florida risking future hurricane misery?

No one should know better than Florida, right?When it comes to storms, we’ve got the best experience misery can buy.We’ve been hit by major hurricanes in the Southeast (Andrew) and the Southwest (Charley). We’ve had hurricanes slowly creep south to n...
Published: 10/13/18
Jeff Vinik: Time to invest in transportation

Jeff Vinik: Time to invest in transportation

The Lightning owner calls the Hillsborough proposal ‘balanced and pragmatic’
Updated: 5 hours ago
Is Tampa Bay headed for another housing bubble? Not this time around

Is Tampa Bay headed for another housing bubble? Not this time around

Home prices keep climbing. Houses sprout in long dormant parts of Pasco and Hillsborough counties. Condo towers rise in our downtowns. It’s no wonder I’m often asked whether we are creating another housing bubble like the one that plunged the economy...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Editorial: Tampa water project benefits entire region

Editorial: Tampa water project benefits entire region

A proposal that goes to the three-county utility Tampa Bay Water on Monday could benefit residents, the economy and the environment across the region. The utility's governing board will consider a proposal by the city of Tampa to redirect highly trea...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Column: Florida must protect voting systems, right to vote

Column: Florida must protect voting systems, right to vote

This continues to be a devastating week for Florida. Hurricane Michael has taken lives, wrecked homes, and destroyed whole communities. It has also had a significant, destructive effect on our democracy.On Monday, social media lit up with reports tha...
Published: 10/12/18