Susan Bucher

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


March 25

The Sarasota Herald Tribune says the Legislature deserves credit for banning child marriage and funding Healthy Start Coalitions:

The Florida Legislature's 2018 session, which ended March 11, was dominated by debates over the $88.7 billion budget, school safety and gun control — all of them major, important issues.

But the Legislature deserves credit for resolving two issues that gained less attention but are nonetheless critical to Florida's future.

Those issues are the funding of Healthy Start Coalitions and the banning of child marriage.

Healthy Start provides services for about...