Small Businesses Threatened by Litigation

Dear Editor, As we almost get through this last wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida businesses can at least rest assured that lockdowns are behind us. And during the summer, thanks to favorable public health guidelines here in Florida, vacationers have descended upon the Sunshine State and second home sales are as hot as ever. […]

Stewart: Tallahassee Democrat Ignores Federal Lawsuit Related to Gender Policy, Covers Superman’s Bisexual Son

Stewart: Tallahassee Democrat Ignores Federal Lawsuit Related to Gender Policy, Covers Superman’s Bisexual Son

The Tallahassee Democrat, who has a full-time K-12 education reporter, has yet to inform their readers about a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Tallahassee family related to a controversial Leon County School Board policy on gender. However, the Gannett-owned paper found the time to inform their readers about the “Heroes of Diversity.” Beyond […]

We Share Life

We Share Life

In our current context, I must confess an inclination to write on politics over far weightier matters of the soul. My vocation exposes me to an abundance of avarice within the political class or among the adjacent, politically outspoken elites. With a modicum of investigation, you can find people making decisions for our country who […]

Invest in Fiber Broadband

The pandemic has shown us how crucial a fast, reliable internet connection is. Whether it’s online learning, remote work, or staying connected to family, we can’t keep up without it. In 2021, it’s almost shocking that any community in the U.S. lacks access to fast and reliable high-speed internet, but that’s the reality for roughly […]

Blueprint Officials not Asking Right Questions on Stadium Subsidies

Blueprint Officials not Asking Right Questions on Stadium Subsidies

By Samuel R. Staley, PhD* City and county officials authorized more than $20 million to subsidize repairs to Florida State University’s football stadium in September. Supporters argued that the stadium is a critical economic development project for the city and region. Unfortunately, that’s not what academic research says. In fact, academic studies overwhelmingly show stadium […]

Lawsuits are Driving Up Healthcare Costs

Dear Editor, The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wakeup call for many people to start taking their healthcare more seriously. Unfortunately, for many Florida workers, paychecks have not kept pace with skyrocketing health insurance premiums and deductibles. This has only gotten worse with rising inflation rates that make everything more expensive. Healthcare experts are telling […]

Sustainable Trucking Key for Post-Covid Economy

Sustainable Trucking Key for Post-Covid Economy

Last year 88 percent of the U.S. adult population purchased goods online and it’s predicted to increase even more by 2024, when there are expected to be 263 million digital buyers. E-commerce is no longer a new phenomenon in our economy, it’s a staple of how customers purchase essential and non-essential goods. The process of […]

Rising Cost of Home Insurance a Concern

Rising Cost of Home Insurance a Concern

As a Florida contractor, I continue to be concerned about the future of our economy. Yes, we are red hot right now in almost every market in Florida, and developers, home-builders, and realtors are making plenty of money. But Florida’s real estate market has always been on a boom-and-bust cycle, and factors come into play […]

Pray, if Not for Unity, then for Sanity and Civility

Pray, if Not for Unity, then for Sanity and Civility

Many Christians lay claim to Bible verses meant at a certain time for a specific person or nation, and apply those verses to themselves in their current context. I’ve seen this one recently: if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, […]

Opinion: Capital Regional Remains Ready to Serve You

Opinion: Capital Regional Remains Ready to Serve You

By Dr. Chris Tidwell, Capital Regional Medical Center, Medical Director of Emergency Services While the global spread of COVID-19 has made a tremendous impact on how hospitals and physicians conduct patient care, what will never change is Capital Regional’s commitment to the safety of every patient and care facility. Access to emergency services remains available […]

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