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Tampa Bay Times editorial board

Editorials represent the institutional opinion of the Tampa Bay Times. The members of the Times editorial board are Chairman and CEO Paul Tash, Editor of Editorials Tim Nickens and editorial writers Elizabeth Djinis, John Hill and Jim Verhulst.

  1. Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent Addison Davis talks to board members during a Hillsborough County School Board meeting Nov. 17.
  2. Hundreds of National Guard troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington.
  3. The Dome of the Capitol building is visible as flowers lie on the steps to the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.
  4. The University of South Florida College of Education.
  5. Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney Bernie McCabe, seen here in January,  told the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board on Tuesday that a grand jury will start investigating the agency on July 28.  [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]
  6. Five of the 11 people to watchin in 2021.
  7. A homeless man, who declined to give his name, sits on a bench in St. Petersburg's Williams Park. A new pilot program would send out social workers instead of police to handle some issues, including homelessness.
  8. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump storm the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
  9. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., stops to look at damage in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, after protesters stormed the Capitol in Washington, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
  10. Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
  11. The U.S. Capitol building in Washington.
  12. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks Monday at a news conference in Longwood about Florida's coronavirus vaccination efforts.
  13. The Howard Frankland Bridge heading into Tampa during an evening commute.
  14. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady with his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
  15. Florida's failure to build a robust information technology system traces back decades. In this May 26, 2000, photo, then-Gov. Jeb Bush signs the Information Technology bill at the headquarters of Fusive.com in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Attending the signing from left are Roy Cales, Julia Johnson, Sen. Mario Diaz-Balart, Sen. Ron Klein, Rep. Luis Rojas and the daughters of the president of Fusive.com Ali-6, and Paige, 8, Finklestein.  (AP Photo/ Gary I. Rothstein)
  16. The U.S. Capitol in Washington.
  17. Businesses and homes are pictured in August on State Road 674 in Wimauma in fast-growing south Hillsborough County. A new proposal by county commissioners could restrict new development near wetlands.
  18. The Howard Frankland Bridge heading into Tampa (2008).
  19. Cross divers race to the Spring Bayou during the annual Epiphany celebration Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 in Tarpon Springs. Hunter Sakadales, one of 57 cross divers, emerged triumphantly with the cross and will now receive a year of blessings, according to the tradition of the Greek Orthodox Church.
  20. Florida's Capitol building.
  21. The National Christmas Tree with the Washington Monument in the background is seen on the Ellipse near the White House on Dec. 20.
  22. In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, law enforcement officers block off the entrance to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., following a deadly shooting at the school. A statewide grand jury examining school safety issues has described Florida's mental health care system as "a mess" and called for improvements.