October 25, 2016

Government/Politics & Law

Working on Commission

Steve Seibert's job is different from just about anybody else's in state government: As executive director of the Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, the former secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs has to see that Florida 50 Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Fighting for Voters' Rights

National Bar Association President Linnes Finney plans to focus his attention on making sure elections are fair. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Campus News

Law school briefs: Applications down at UF; Three Florida law school among top 10 for Hispanics; FSU grads tops; St. Thomas improving. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Icon: Carrie Meek

I made very good grades, and I was an athlete -- mostly basketball and track and field. During those days, women's sports did not have the kind of atmosphere that it has now. It was pretty much frowned upon outside of African-American universities. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Recharging Florida Forever

Rising land prices and a flat budget have eroded the state's leading conservation program. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Gaetz Headed to Senate; Childers to Prison

Okaloosa County Schools Superintendent Don Gaetz takes a seat in the Florida Senate. Former state Sen. W.D. Childers goes to prison. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Early Moves

Former mayoral candidate Mike Weinstein is likely to challenge Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton in 2007. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Under Fire

After two black firefighters found hangmen's nooses on their gear in February, Mayor John Peyton requested an investigation. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Price of Growth

Facing growth that could double the county's population in the next 20 years, Putnam County and the school board are considering whether to enact impact fees for new developments. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Privacy Payday

A $50-million class-action settlement could be just the beginning of big payouts by companies that ran afoul of the federal Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) by buying drivers' license records from the state of Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Sore Point

Mike Eidson, a veteran south florida product-liability attorney, wishes that when Floridians thought about trial lawyers, they'd think about guys like his friend Gary Pajcic of Jacksonville. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

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


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


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


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

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Construction Crews Cheer on Patients

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