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My View: Privatization future is here

My View: Privatization future is here

August 24, 2011

The future for local government operations is to privatize or outsource a whole lot more functions than is currently thought reasonable.

Our View: Sensible wetlands changes

Our View: Sensible wetlands changes

August 24, 2011

Manatee County is taking steps in the right direction in tweaking its wetlands protection ordinances, following the reasonable goal of creating certainty for property owners and potential property owners.

Castaway

Castaway

August 17, 2011

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

My View: Let's all go Follywood!

My View: Let's all go Follywood!

August 17, 2011

The lemming-like rush to try to lure Hollywood filmmakers to Sarasota and Manatee counties is costly, ineffective and a little embarrassing.

Our View: County is one for two

Our View: County is one for two

August 17, 2011

Manatee County commissioners got one of the toughest decisions right in the budget for next year. They kept the property tax rate flat. Or so it appears. That will not be official until the final rate is approved in September.

The Castaway

The Castaway

August 10, 2011

This week's Castaway cartoon.

My View: Government debt is a moral failure

My View: Government debt is a moral failure

August 10, 2011

The moral compass for the majority of our political leadership in both parties is what is right for re-election, not the country’s future.

Our View: Three portraits in courage

Our View: Three portraits in courage

August 10, 2011

It can be all too easy to get bottled up in policies, politics and personalities and miss the amazing ways in which everyday people accomplish greatness.

My View: Give school boards more control

My View: Give school boards more control

August 3, 2011

The nearly 40-year-old, school-funding program de-links those who set tax rates with those who spend the money. This erases accountability.

Our View: 'Yes' on straw poll

Our View: 'Yes' on straw poll

August 3, 2011

After two years of discussion and debate, a huge step is being taken to turn Lakewood Ranch into its own city.



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