October 25, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

Prophet Without Honor?

Leon County's test of its electronic voting machines angered the manufacturer and state officials - then California did a similar test. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Plastic - and Paper?

New electronic voting machines aren't perfect, and some people around Florida haven't given up on requiring a paper trail as part of the voting process. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Restructuring

The state's effort to help African-American entrepreneurs has suffered from paltry funding and a breakdown of accountability by the organizations set up to loan the money. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Results

From my window here at Florida Trend's main office, I can see close to $100-million worth of new investment without using my peripheral vision. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Rural Advantages

Growing businesses find plenty of room in Florida's rural counties. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Urban Advantages

Unique opportunities await businesses in urban locations. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Roofs

Until the run-up in home prices, discussions involving construction of housing for lower-income people occurred pretty much out of the mainstream, among do-gooders, bureaucrats and the few developers who specialized in "affordable housing." Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Headline News

In U.S. District Judge John Antoon II's Orlando courtroom last year, family members who own the Daytona Beach News-Journal tried to portray a lawsuit by minority owner Cox Newspapers as a David and Goliath battle pitting evil corporate ownership against g Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Splendor In The Class

Jeanette Johnson and her faculty at the new Lorenzo Walker Technical High School in Naples are thinking way beyond FCATs. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Hate In The Sunshine State

Florida trails only California in the number of organized hate groups. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The Admissions Squeeze

Students are finding it harder to get into the state's schools - and a crisis looms as the competition intensifies over the next five years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Icon: T. Willard Fair

When I came in 1963 to this community,we had a small staff of three people and very few services. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Strong Ambitions

Miami-Dade county mayor Carlos Alvarez's plan to create a strong-mayor form of government, after surviving a union-backed court challenge, continues to enjoy support in opinion polls as it makes its way to the ballot -- possibly as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Deputy County Manager Now City Manager

The city commission has appointed a new city manager, veteran Deputy Miami- Dade County Manager Pete Hernandez, who replaces Joe Arriola. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Incentives Boost Success

Florida's competitive fiscal incentives pay dividends to businesses and residents alike. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Mergers

Florida's construction slowdown hasn't seemed to phase Akerman Senterfitt Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Capital Move

Foley & Lardner hasn't been particularly well known for its presence in the state capital. That's about to change. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Checks and Balances

State Senate candidate Randall Terry had to revise a fund-raising letter and return hundreds of dollars in campaign contributions after election officials determined the letter violated state laws. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Ground Zero Tribute

Holland & Knight's bronze memorial honors fallen heroes of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

An Earful of Earmarks

From the $223 million for a "Bridge to Nowhere" in Alaska to Florida Congresswoman Katherine Harris' effort to get a $10-million Navy project for a guy who took her out for a $2,800 dinner, special appropriations known as "earmarks" or "member projects" h Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

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