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Market Watch: Debt causes direction of market to stay questionable

Market Watch: Debt causes direction of market to stay questionable

July 14, 2011

Right now, even though the market has sold off recently, we remain in what is technically called a bull market. Under current economic circumstances, it’s amazing the market is not at half of its current value of 12,250 points.

Our View: What about the taxpayer?

Our View: What about the taxpayer?

July 13, 2011

As is all too common, an important party has not been at the table in the negotiations between the Manatee County School District and the Manatee Education Association.

Our View: Sell Payne Park

Our View: Sell Payne Park

July 7, 2011

The city of Sarasota is working diligently on a marketing and spending plan to get people to Payne Park, an underutilized city facility. In fact, the city is looking at many ways to attract people to the park, which since its opening four years ago has been a disappointment.

My View: Sarasota County got Benderson right

My View: Sarasota County got Benderson right

July 6, 2011

The Sarasota County Commission was right to eliminate the Benderson's affordable housing provision. But there is a bigger issue involved.

My View: Reality check for schools

My View: Reality check for schools

July 6, 2011

To add insult to injury, schools spent their financial windfall in hard cash, while homeowners watched the equity of their property plummet as the housing bubble burst.

My View: More money is no answer

My View: More money is no answer

June 23, 2011

Rod Thomson's recent editorial, "Reforms, Not Money, Working," was spot-on. His argument that money hasn't led to increased test scores in our educational system is true both at the international level and at our local level.

My View: Setting the vote straight

My View: Setting the vote straight

June 23, 2011

There are some issues that have been so badly reported, where the bias is so entrenched and the media agenda so intertwined in news stories, that it is difficult to unravel things enough to make a cogent argument. Everyone's mind appears already made up with insufficient information.

Our View: Keep cutting, maintain reserves

Our View: Keep cutting, maintain reserves

June 23, 2011

As local governments work through their annual budget seasons, they all face the same thing: the fifth year of declining revenues.

Our View: Siesta Beach plan unreal

Our View: Siesta Beach plan unreal

June 16, 2011

Siesta Key Beach is one of Sarasota’s jewels and a critical component of the economic pillar of tourism — a major leg of our economy long term. It is part of who we are.

OUR VIEW: Jackson demise for the best

OUR VIEW: Jackson demise for the best

June 9, 2011

Contrary to prevailing establishment opinion, Sarasota County did not “lose out” on the Jackson Laboratory deal.



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