The Charlotte Sun (Oct. 16) was right on target faulting state government for continuous state mandates for local school programs, services, etc., without financial support — dropping those dollars on local real estate taxes.
It is difficult to comment on an unfolding news story, but this one demands it. It is hard to write about someone you know and like, especially concerning matters of character. But sometimes there is little choice.
Government is not known for taking quick, decisive action. Bureaucracy is maddeningly slow. Boards and commissions are “deliberative bodies,” which also means “slow.”
Now that the legal issue regarding the sale of land owned by the city of Punta Gorda to Fishermen’s Village has been settled, the City Council will discuss use of the $3.5 million in proceeds placed in the Special Use Fund.
Charlotte County’s Facebook page reached an important milestone this week when it surpassed 8,000 followers. The county’s Facebook page was launched on Sept. 13, 2016, as part of an expansion of the county’s social media presence. A Twitter account (@CharlotteCoFL) and Instagram account (cha…
You can’t have a major political campaign unless the candidates debate, right? Usually, they are over-scripted, overhyped and underperforming, but a Florida governor’s debate between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis should be memorable.