Articles from September, 2011

Rick Scott's primary math: Florida is important

With the Republican presidential candidates in town, Rick Scott touted Florida's prominence in picking the 2012 GOP nominee.

By Becky Bowers :: Published on Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 11:06 a.m.

Mayor Bob Buckhorn's $765.4M budget delivers two Promises Kept

Mayor Bob Buckhorn looks at the $765.4 million Tampa budget and sees no tax increase, no layoffs and no gaping holes. The Buck-O-Meter looks at the budget and sees two Promises Kept.

By Richard Danielson :: Published on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 at 3:05 p.m.

Fact-checking Tampa's tea party debate

Social Security, Medicare and immigration were some of the hot-button topics at Monday's CNN/Tea Party Express debate at the state fairgrounds. We put the GOP candidates' claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 at 10:31 a.m.

Stanford, Notre Dame and ... the University of Miami?

Donna Shalala says the academic achievements of the University of Miami's student-athletes are "mentioned in the same breath and spirit as Notre Dame and Stanford." We put that to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 2:04 p.m.

Who's paying for Mike Haridopolos' video attack?

The Senate president makes a video critical of President Barack Obama and refers people to the state website. Readers ask us: Are taxpayers footing this bill?

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 12:50 p.m.

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