Hurricane Florence began lashing down on the Carolinas Thursday and was expected to make landfall early Friday, washing over dunes, downing trees and power lines and putting some 10 million people in the path of a potentially catastrophic storm. Flor...
Except for television attack ads, it would be easy to miss the U.S. Senate race in Florida. There was just one debate between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott. Neither one is charismatic, and Scott suspended his campaign to deal with Hu...
Two banks have taken the retaliatory step of closing down the campaign account of a statewide candidate because she received contributions from the medical marijuana industry. Nikki Fried, the Democratic nominee for agriculture commissioner, has been...
Approving both taxes would signal confidence to the private sector, making the region more attractive for investment
Florida’s election for governor presents voters with a stark choice: Between one candidate with the right priorities and another with the wrong ones. Between one who inspires and another who peddles fear. Between one who would check the excess...
The list of proposed constitutional amendments is long and confusing. Some have multiple parts. So here’s some easy advice: After voting yes on Amendment 4, vote no on all the others.All but two of the 12 amendments to the Florida Constitution...
President Donald Trump did what he does best in vowing to unilaterally end birthright citizenship. As a legal matter, it is ridiculous to contend presidents can rewrite the U.S. Constitution on their own. But Trump again created a diversion and playe...
Why the Times editorial board recommends voting Yes on Amendment 4 and No on the rest.
These are anxious times for a nation stunned by outbursts of hate in the midst of a poisonous election season. Authorities intercepted another suspicious package addressed to CNN Monday as a South Florida man appeared in federal court on charges of m...
St. Petersburg drags its feet on an issue many departments have embraced.