May 3, 2000
Insurance bias has more sinister side
For as long as I can remember, black people have tried to tell insurance watchdogs that some companies were charging white customers one rate for burial insurance and black customers another.
Unsafe skies, a year later
Legislators never heard a word -- not in public, anyway -- to explain why this was necessary or why the lives of Floridians should be worth less than the lives of other people when multiple jurisdictions are involved. It was wrong to put that in the law and unconscionable to leave it in.
Scaring them away
It's little wonder that all of the candidates for the University of Florida presidency have withdrawn. Who would want to come into a system that may soon lose its Board of Regents and become a political quagmire?
An advocate who set an example
In the incestuous world of big-money politics, it's not always easy to tell when politicians, government workers and lobbyists are acting in the public's interest -- or merely in their own.
Pollution is reason to reject power plants
Re: Open state's electric avenue, editorial, April 28.