Daycare worker charged with murder in death of 8-month-old girl

Brad King

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


April 3

Tampa Bay Times on term limits for appellate judges and justices:

Taking a hard swipe at an independent judiciary, the Florida House has passed a constitutional amendment that would ask voters to impose term limits on appellate judges and state Supreme Court justices. This is retribution masquerading as reform, and it would produce judges who are less qualified, less independent and less likely to withstand political pressure. The Senate should reject this blatant assault on the courts.

The House needed 72 votes last week to pass the amendment. It got 73, all Republicans. The measure, HJR 1, would be...