Dennis K Baxley

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


Sept. 21

The Miami Herald on state lawmakers providing funding for the Everglades:

Guess it's up to Congress to come through for the Everglades. Goodness knows the state of Florida turned its back on at least one big boost the life-sustaining River of Grass needed this year.

In a perfect world, state lawmakers and the governor would have nailed down the long-negotiated deal with U.S. Sugar to buy almost 47,000 acres that it owns. The land would have filled in a missing piece of the puzzle needed to help the state store billions of gallons of water to replenish the Everglades and quench this growing...