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May 26, 2018

Government/Politics & Law

Attorney: Open Government Laws Go Beyond the Computer

Sun Screens: Florida's first Sunshine Law attorney wants public officials to know that open government laws extend beyond the office computer. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Gaming the Incentive System

"Middle-market developments are the only kind of affordable housing that are profitable to build, leaving the types of projects Florida most needs — those for extremely low-income residents — underdeveloped." Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida Newspaper Endorsements

Roundup of daily newspapers' recommendations for president. Read more »
Published on 10/30/2008

A Morning with Max Hardcore

Read about Florida Trend reporter Art Levy's day in the jury pool at Max Hardcore's obscenity trial in Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Shopping for Verdicts

Florida's Middle District is well-regarded, and juries there are known are being conservative. That makes the district attractive for high-profile cases. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

A Watchdog's Life

Gary VanLandingham's agency analyzes the efficiency of state programs. Sometimes its findings don't sit will with state leaders. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Constitutional Amendments: What You Need to Know

November's ballot includes six proposed constitutional amendments, from a ban on gay marriage to a tax break for working waterfronts. Here's a guide. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Who Will Take Florida? McCain or Obama

Florida Trend asked some of the state's political experts to predict what will happen in Florida on Election Day 2008. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Orange Schools Save a Bundle by Rescheduling Day

Faced with $94 million in state budget cuts and higher operating costs for its bus system, the Orange County School District flipped classroom hours this fall for high schools and middle schools. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Miami's Rush for New Construction Jobs

Miami-Dade leaders hope to create thousands of jobs by fast tracking nearly $650 million in county construction projects. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Florida: Boundless Opportunities

Greetings from Governor Charlie Crist. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

$11,000 for a Campaign Button Suits Him Fine

John Clark is not your average political memorabilia pack rat. He owns one of the largest private collections in the nation. By his evidence, presidential campaigns don't run the way they used to. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Leaning Republican, Again

Florida will likely gain nine seats in Congress by 2040. Find out why those seats will probably trend Republican and what a group of activists is trying to do about it. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Electorate Trends in Florida

Three trends in the next half-century will change the way Florida votes. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Boxing Out Wal-Mart

A plan by Wal-Mart to open a store in downtown Miami — possibly at the bayfront City Square project near the new Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts — has sparked controversy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Fixing Families

Former Gov. Buddy MacKay finds success with a foster care pilot project he started that relies on mediation. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Florida's Supreme Court Challenge

As the JNC finds itself in the unusual position of having to vet candidates for four high court seats, observers hope for quick decisions on pending cases. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Attorneys in the News - Aug. 2008

Former U.S. Attorney Greg Miller; Ruden McClosky; Victor R. Berwin; Hope W. Calhoun; Daniel W. Matlow; Lee Ann Tranford; Louis M. Urini III; John A. Boudet Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

A Tough Row to Hoe for IFAS

IFAS, the state's 300 million agricultural research powerhouse, faces both internal struggles over its role and the impact of state budget cuts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Guide: Crist's Ideology

A sampler of Gov. Charlie Crist's politics. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Crist Governs from the Gut

Nearly two years in office, Gov. Charlie Crist has all but abandoned traditional ideology in favor of leading from his instincts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Turnover in Pensacola Leadership

Three top Pensacola officials recently opted to leave their posts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

What Really Motivated U.S. Sugar to Sell?

To hear U.S. Sugar President Bob Buker tell it, it’s a great time to be in the sugar business in Florida. So what gives? Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Florida 's Legal Elite 2008 - West Palm Beach

Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2008 As Sorted by City Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

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