Doug is a senior editorial writer and columnist who covers a variety of state and local topics. He writes about the Florida Legislature and ...
Douglas C. Lyons
Sun Sentinel Senior Editorial WriterE-mail
June 21, 2014
Ok, I'll admit it. I like talking about how govenment is supposed to work.
June 7, 2014
Five years ago this December, I took a "climate-change" tour of the Florida Keys. It wasn't the most idyllic of excursions, even if it was time well spent away from the office. Seeing the impact rain and high tide can have on the Keys was eye-opening.
May 24, 2014
Are South Florida motorists racist?
April 26, 2014
As goes Florida, so goes the nation.
April 12, 2014
There are still three weeks left in the legislative session, but if I were a betting man, I'd say the chances for a major overhaul of Florida's gambling laws in the near future are nil.
March 29, 2014
A few years back, I came up with a new economic indicator to chew on – the cost of bacon. I admit I freaked when that popular part of the pig went north of $6 a pound. But that was back in 2011 when the country was still grappling with the effects of the Great Recession.
March 15, 2014
February 15, 2014
It's Black History Month, and hats off to those South Floridians who are making Carter G. Woodson proud. For those who may not remember, or simply don't know, Woodson was the historian who in 1926 declared the second week of February to be "Negro History Week."
November 6, 2010