OP-ED - Opinion and commentary about Florida events, politics, culture, and lifestyle from Florida-based authors on our staff and local contributors.
FLORIDA NEWSWIRE – OPINION: For a group that laments on constitutional purism, I’m always amazed at Republicans' attack on our First Amendment rights. It appears that to them, the Second Amendment right is hard and fast, but the first is based on the whims of its radical government.
FLORIDA NEWSWIRE: OPINION — Last week, the house passed a bill to guarantee access to contraception with virtually no help from the Republicans. The measure was in response to Clarence Thomas’s concurring opinion on the overturning of Roe v Wade that expressed that the established case law on contraception should be reconsidered. The bill has little chance of passing the senate.
OP-ED: Tell us what you really think, DeSantis. The governor’s great escape from the abortion debate
FLORIDA NEWSWIRE: OPINION -- When I read that Governor Ron DeSantis was not allowing press in the election-year Republican Summit in Hollywood, Fl, I wasn’t surprised. Irrespective of his repetitive slamming of the “corporate media,” I knew that there was more to the coincidental timing of the overturning of Roe and the inability for the press to access the previously attainable pass.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Kim Briesemeister, co-founder of RMA, recently spoke at the Smart Growth Partnership event in Fort Lauderdale addressing the best ways for city leaders to stay ahead of the trends that are affecting the global economy. The redevelopment expert and author of "Reinventing Your City" stressed the importance of concentrating on the changing retail environment and the growth of smart cities.
BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Aggressive legal action by states to curb national opioid addiction crisis draws comments from southwest Florida civil trial lawyer Bernard Walsh. In response to growing political pressure to stop the opioid addiction crisis, many State and municipal governments are filing lawsuits against a range of drug manufacturers.
SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- M. David Shapiro, founding partner of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has offered consumers insight into auto insurance rate-hikes that can occur after being involved in an accident.
Florida Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid for Consumers
SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients' concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.
BRADENTON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Despite public awareness campaigns and new laws targeting texting while driving in many states, deaths and injuries related to distracted driving have continued to rise, says Attorney Bernard Walsh. Lawmakers are struggling to come up with viable solutions that address the problems law enforcement officers are facing when attempting to enforce texting-while-driving laws.
Poor Leadership and Nonexistent Oversight Allow Veterans Issues to Worsen says Florida Congressional Candidate John Krause
PENSACOLA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- According to Republican Florida District 1 Congressional candidate John Krause, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act squanders millions on bonuses and 'consultant' handouts and pushes serious issues off until after elections. Poor leadership and nonexistent oversight allowed veterans issues to worsen for years.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- According to Global Strategic Alliance, in the past several months citizens have noticed unusual heavy military helicopter traffic over...