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May 23, 2017

Government/Politics & Law

Message Man

Once again, Mel Martinez is playing the good solider in helping the GOP woo Hispanic voters. This time, however, it's an uphill climb. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Swinging Hispanic Vote

Florida's Hispanic vote has become more diverse in terms of country of origin and less predictable in terms of voting patterns. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Water Fight

Buddy MacKay, who oversaw water and growth management for two terms as lieutenant governor under the late Gov. Lawton Chiles, sees a 21st century conflict gearing up in his part of the state. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Heating Up

Published on 6/1/2007

Protection

For decades, highly populated areas like Hillsborough County and Pinellas County have operated taxpayer-funded land-buying programs to protect environmentally sensitive lands. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

End the Embargo?

Growing numbers of south Florida's Cuban-Americans oppose U.S. restrictions on travel to Cuba, according to a poll. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Still Growing

Fueled mostly by foreign immigration, the region encompassing Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties experienced a 6% increase in population from April 2000 to July 2006. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Subversive Measures?

The Miami-Dade County Commission is exploring measures to regain control over county business. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Tax Squeeze

Thirty-five percent of Florida small-business owners are considering reducing staff or benefits in the face of rising property taxes. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Cookies

Published on 5/1/2007

The Impossible Dream

Can you run a human services agency so well that you put juvenile detention out of business? Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Pet Projects

More Florida lawyers are flocking to the burgeoning field of animal law. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

The 'Mayor'

Greener Pastures: Hector Alcalde served as former U.S. Rep. Sam Gibbons' chief of staff before deciding to seek higher-paying endeavors. Today, he's semi-retired and spends time breeding thoroughbreds. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Ayes and Earmarks

A Washington firm has established itself as the dean of lobbyists for Florida communities. How will it - and its clients - fare if Congress reforms the way it appropriates money? Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Return on Investment

Over the past three decades, Alcalde & Fay has helped secure more than $1.1 billion in federal funding for municipalities in Florida. Here's what some clients paid for and received. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

All for One?

St. Johns County Commissioner Tom Manuel recently proposed consolidating local governments within the county to save money. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Full Disclosure

Municipalities across Miami-Dade county take a stand against legal, but secret, payoffs. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

A Strong Statement

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez has removed three department heads. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Icon: George Smathers

Born: Nov. 14, 1913; Died: Jan. 20, 2007 -- U.S. senator from Florida, 1951-1969 Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Backbone

From its enactment in 2001, the plan to restore what remains of the Everglades has been a vehicle with a lot of moving pieces. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

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