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For A Better Florida: The Times'  preview of the state's 2011 legislative session
Florida Capitol A Times editorial
The Florida roller coaster can be exhilarating one moment and terrifying the next. The ride never has been smooth, from the land boom and depression early in the last century to the housing bubble and recession that define the opening of this one. But this is a particularly rough stretch, and Florida has veered off track.
[SCOTT KEELER | Times 2010]
Lobbyists scurry by on the fourth floor rotunda of the Florida Capitol during the 2010 legislative session.
  • For a Better Florida, published every year since 1951, is the St. Petersburg Times' preview of the annual legislative session, which begins Tuesday. This set of stories is a collection of news, analysis and opinion meant to stimulate debate over some of the most important issues facing our state.

    -- Jim Verhulst, Perspective editor
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