December 13, 2017

Government/Politics & Law

Dogfight Over Tanker Contract

A win for Northrop Grumman over Boeing in bidding on a $35-billion Air Force contract would be a windfall for Brevard County and other parts of the state. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Incoming ABA President Sets Agenda

Stephen Zack doesn’t become president of the American Bar Association for another eight months, but the Miami attorney’s presidential in-box is already filling up. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Space Florida's Vision for 2020

Frank DiBello was named president of Space Florida in September after serving as interim chief of the organization, which leads development of the state's aerospace industry. He spoke with Florida Trend about Vision 2020, the organization's long-range pl Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Obit: U.S. Sen. Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins, the first woman elected to a full Senate term without a family political connection, was known as a defender of children and working mothers. She was instrumental in getting passed the Missing Children's Act, which put the names of missing Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Florida's Fallen Soldiers 2009

A list of those brave Floridians who gave their lives for our country. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

President Atwater Made Rail Deal Happen

Senate President Jeff Atwater's intervention broke a logjam on the rail legislation. Read more »
Published on 12/10/2009

Dairy Farmers Are Lobbying for More Money

Florida's dairy farmers are losing an average of more than $700,000 a year. It's a $99-million problem statewide. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Are Abused, Neglected Children Getting Adequate Representation?

?The Guardian ad Litem program has seen its budget shrink by $5 million the past couple of years Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Survey: Reasons Behind No Pro Bono

Florida attorneys are asked to provide at least 20 hours of pro bono work each year, but just over half of them (52%) actually do it. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

It's Rough and Tumble at FHSAA

The new head of the powerful organization that regulates high school sports stepped into the job amid controversy and hasn't been afraid of it since. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Healthcare Reform Stalling Frank Sanchez's Nomination?

Tampa businessman Frank Sanchez’s nomination to be under secretary of international trade at the Department of Commerce has hit a snag. Read more »
Published on 11/19/2009

Attorney General Candidates: Field of Dreamers

The position was once viewed as a political dead end, but the governor's ascension from that job has given the position renewed respect. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Under the Gunster

Sen. George LeMieux's former law firm doesn't want politics interfering with its business. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Legal News Briefs - Nov. 2009

Former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, DLA Piper; Judge Gregory Holder, Hillsborough; Edith Osman, Carlton Fields Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Politicians Still Cashing in on Free Trips

The rules have changed, but Florida's congressional delegation is still getting a free rides, paid for by private interests. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Swapping Carbon

With a mandatory cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions likely, some Florida businesses are looking for an edge -- and profits -- by trading in voluntary markets. But those markets, some, say, are still in a 'wild, wild west' stage. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Animated Decision for Digital Studio

Textor's latest deal is bringing an iteration of Digital Domain to Port St. Lucie — an animation studio-game developer funded with a $20-million state grant and $10 million in local incentives. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Best Up & Coming Fla. Attorneys, 2009

Lawyers on the way up, as recognized by their peers. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Rising Young Professionals

Florida's young professionals are making their presence felt in government, non-profits and business. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Digital Access

Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Christmas tradition at Tampa General
Christmas tradition at Tampa General

Every year, for the past 28 years, Delwyn Collins, kitchen assistant at Tampa General Hospital, purchases hundreds of toys to donate to Foster Angels of Hillsborough County.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Fallout from #MeToo: Should people in positions of authority err on the side of caution and stop taking solo meetings?

  • No, ridiculous thought
  • Maybe (judgment call)
  • Yes, always good idea

See Results

Ballot Box