August 22, 2014

Government/Politics & Law

Too Broad

Last year, in its haste to put together a deal to bring the Scripps Research Institute to Florida, state legislators passed a law that carved a giant exemption in the public records law for the deal. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Unintended Consequences

Fewer lawyers are lining up to fill vacancies on judicial nominating committees. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Clicking Once... Clicking Twice... SOLD!

Florida's city and county governments are turning to the internet to sell their surplus goods. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Law & Orchid

Botanist Meg Lowman rebounds from a furor over a flower. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

What Will the Winds of 2004 Bring?

Reading signs in the first few weeks after a big election is a tricky proposition, but some outlines of what the results bode for Florida are discernible. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Ready, Aim ... Hire

Presidential campaign leaders are ready to launch a legal assault should voting problems arise next month. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Decision 2004: Florida

Why Bush Will Win Florida/Why Kerry Will Win Florida Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Rematch

Democrat Jan Schneider is hoping her second run against Katherine Harris is a charm. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2004

Crisis Mode

Under fire, two south Florida elected officials respond differently. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Sand Settlement

Brevard's beachfront property owners collect $3 million in their suit against the government. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Saying No to Wal-Mart

A Gainesville tussle is one of several area battles involving the retailer. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2004

Spiders and Bulldogs

The Supreme Court and Florida Bar ease -- subtly -- restrictions on advertising by law firms. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2004

The Federal Spigot

Even though Florida doesn't get its fair share, tax dollars keep pouring in from Washington. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2004

Turnaround

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz is applying private-sector strategies to rebuild the foundations of his long-troubled city. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2004

Vision-Impaired

Has state government lost the will to take on bold goals? Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Bonanza

Law firms are banking on enough Scripps-related work to keep them busy for years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Gunning for Sheriff

Three northeast counties face heated battles from candidates vying to be the next sheriff. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Slugfest

Entering its fourth decade, the fight over tort reform grows increasingly bitter. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

The Big Picture

A new study makes the case for a more united south Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2004

Around the State- Southeast- Jan. 2001

Broward County -- With plans to expand service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, low-fare carrier Delta Express has selected Broward County as its newest base for flight attendants. The decision... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2001

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