August 17, 2019

Editor's column

Safe Places

Flagler Health is working to make behavioral health services more available and more effective. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2019

Safer

The Burr Foundation helps provide the words - and understanding - necessary to keep children safe. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Right Time, Right Train

Florida is getting express rail service without putting taxpayers on the hook. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Off the Street

Kudos to Broward County's business and government leaders for taking on homelessness Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Up on the levies

2018 voting put to rest the notion that Florida is dominated by cranky anti-tax retirees Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

The 'Grater' Good

A healthy economy gives rise to serious conversations about a city's future. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

On One Hand...

Florida's K-12 system faces challenges from a growing student-age population and a potential teacher shortage. Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Every Which Way

Election results prove that Florida is neither red, nor blue, nor purple Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Slimed

It’s been quite a year, environmentally. Along with a devastating hurricane in Northwest Florida, red tide affected a huge chunk of the Gulf Coast, from Clearwater down to Naples. Businesses... Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Solar, in context

Our fascination with "green" shouldn't delude us. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Sausage

Change seems to bring more complexity instead of simplicity. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2018

'Burning Platform'

I'm writing about Quint Studer not because of his success or generosity but because he's the best example of a phenomenon that I hope will become a trend in Florida — wealthy individuals who support traditional local non-profits but also develop narrowly focused initiatives that can fundamentally improve a community by changing neighborhoods that are synonymous with blight and poverty. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Going fishing

Over the course of his 36-year career at USF, Peter Betzer was skilled enough at persuasion that he accomplished big things... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

Just Say No: A disgraceful assault against Floridians

The 2017 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which wrapped up its work in May, has 37 members and convenes every 20 years... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Laying the groundwork for higher-ed success

Two distinguishing features of Florida's higher-ed system laid much of the groundwork for the current success... Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

The 2018 elections Florida deserves

Playing to the base may work well in the primaries, but it's driving many voters to register as NPA. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Healthier thinking: Using data to check your hospital's reputation

It's fair to say that most Americans spend more time researching the cars they buy than they do in picking their health care providers. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Yesterday's Solutions for Florida's Transportation Problems

Why are officials insisting on yesterday's solutions to solve Florida's transportation problems? Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Words, Chosen Carefully

A "whopping" number of journalists resort to loaded words that carry a value judgment. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

An admirable public servant steps aside

USF's Susan MacManus describes her career in terms of good mentors, good luck and coincidences that put her at the right place at the right time... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

VA health care is a model that could benefit Medicare patients

While not perfect, the VA offers quality health care that can possibly be expanded to benefit Medicare patients. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2017

Insured: Don't blame Hurricane Irma if property insurance rises

A post-storm assessment of the state's performance during Irma reflects mostly strengths. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Florida's state colleges are better than good enough

For at least a decade, I'd say, the highest-performing institution in Florida has been the Florida State College system... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Political loony tunes

One of my favorite cartoons when I was growing up was a Warner Bros. series involving Sam, a bumbling sheepdog, and Ralph, a dimwitted wolf. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Healthier connections for Florida cities

My favorite place to visit in New York City these days is the High Line Park, which was created on a 1.5-mile stretch of elevated railroad track on Manhattan's west side along 10th Avenue... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

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