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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers. Tampa Bay Times — Florida parks are public trusts, not profit centers How many times do Floridians need to revolt before Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders recognize that the state’s park system is not here for crass commercial development? The latest harebrained idea — to allow everything from timber farming to other agricultural uses — is a road to ruin for the parks and another sign that this administration has…

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers Tampa Bay Times — Florida Legislature foolish to ignore medical marijuana The Florida Legislature is making a serious mistake by refusing to take up legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. Lawmakers are conveniently forgetting a constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana for medical use was nearly approved by voters last year, and their inaction leaves supporters with no recourse but to go back to the ballot next year with a revised amendment.…

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers Tampa Bay Times — Dark clouds over government in the sunshine There are the familiar, such as the annual attempt to keep secret the names of applicants to become university presidents. There are the new, such as the broad public records exemption sought for videos from body cameras worn by police. There are the unnecessary, such as efforts to keep email addresses secret. And there are the downright odd, such as…

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers

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A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers: Tampa Bay Times — Real protection for water up to Florida Senate The water bill that the Florida House rammed through as its first order of business last week was lauded by supporters as a forward-looking, measured approach to managing the state’s natural resources. It is no such thing. The legislation (HB 7003) is a relief act for farmers and developers masquerading as water policy that doesn’t address the past or…

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