Letters to the Editor

  1. Tampa's free Downtowner ride service is scheduled to end April 30.
  2. Pieces of lead called “slag” and other raw materials are stored in the containment room before being fed into the furnaces at the Gopher Resource factory in Tampa.
  3. Traffic on Gandy Boulevard heading east toward the Gandy Bridge.
  4. Apr. 12• Letters to the Editor
    Leanne Montenegro, 21, covers her eyes as she doesn't like the sight of needles, while she receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a FEMA vaccination center at Miami Dade College, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Miami. Any adult in Florida is now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. In addition, the state announced that teens ages 16 and 17 can also get the vaccine with parental permission.
  5. The Capitol in Tallahassee is seen following Opening Day of the Florida Legislature in March.
  6. Judge Christopher Nash is shown a picture of Lillia Raubenolt while presiding over Cameron Herrin's sentencing hearing on Thursday. Herrin was sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt and her 1-year-old daughter, Lillia, in a 2018 traffic crash.
  7. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, addresses the crowd during a Donald Trump campaign rally at the Ocala International Airport last year.
  8. Apr. 8• Letters to the Editor
    A Tesla charges at a station in Topeka, Kan., on Monday. President Joe Biden and the auto industry maintain the nation is on the cusp of a gigantic shift to electric vehicles and away from liquid-fueled cars, but his big plan includes no carbon tax.
  9. This aerial view overlooks the site of the Piney Point wastewater release on Sunday in Palmetto.
  10. Apr. 6• Letters to the Editor
    Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday that prohibits businesses from requiring customers to provide any documentation that they’ve gotten a COVID-19 vaccine in order to gain access or service. Businesses that do will not be able to get state grants or contracts, the order said.
  11. Georgia voters wait in line for early voting at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta last October. The sweeping rewrite of Georgia's election rules that was signed into law by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on March 25 represents the first big set of changes since former President Donald Trump's repeated, baseless claims of fraud following his presidential loss to Joe Biden. Georgia’s new, 98-page law makes numerous changes to how elections will be administered, including a new photo ID requirement for voting absentee by mail.
  12. Registered Nurse Annette Shelton of Med-Call Healthcare administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Cleopatra Sykes at Bethel Community Baptist Church in St. Petersburg on March 6, 202. More than 300 doses were administered to community residents who qualified. The pop-up site was sponsored by the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health.
  13. A view of a phosphogypsum stack, far, background, and water management at HRK Holdings’ property off Buckeye Road on Tuesday in Palmetto,  where wastewater is suspected to be leaking at the old Piney Point phosphate plant.
  14. Smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont.
  15. The votes on HB 1, known as the "anti-riot bill," are displayed on a screen after the bill passed during a House session at the Florida Capitol on Friday.
  16. The Capitol in Tallahassee is seen following Opening Day of the Florida Legislature in early March.
  17. The tax code is too complicated. It's time for reforms.
  18. Mar. 28• Letters to the Editor
    Opponents of a measure that would have altered Florida's Bright Futures scholarship program spoke to the Senate Education Appropriations subcommittee from a remote site on March 23. They won some concessions.
  19. The National Anthem is performed before an Opening Day game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field in 2016.
  20. Neglect of climate change portends risk to coastal states like Florida and future generations.
  21. Mar. 25• Letters to the Editor
    A solemn group of King Soopers employees, left, some from the Boulder store and some from the same district, brought large displays of flowers for each of the victims of a mass shooting at a Boulder Kings Soopers store on Monday. Each display had a card with condolences for the victims' families and signed by their King Sooper family. The group brought their flowers to a fence around the King Soopers where a makeshift memorial has been made for the victims of a mass shooting.
  22. Mar. 24• Letters to the Editor
    Shoppers are evacuated from a King Soopers grocery store after a gunman opened fire on March 22, 2021, in Boulder, Colo.