Tuesday Aug 19
Buchanan pushes fed mental health overhaul
Beginning in the late 1950s, America's state mental hospitals closed as taxpayers embraced the idea new drug treatments and safe houses to mainstream the ill had made them obsolete.
James Golden is seeking the District 5 School Board seat
Experience: This is Golden's second bid for the school board. He ran unsuccessfully in 1998 against Barbara Harvey.
Longboat Key-Medical director receives congressional award
Longboat Key Medical Director Dr. Steven Newman is the recipient of the 16th District Congressional Fire and Rescue, EMS Career Service Award for 2014.
Local lawmaker Bill Galvano to chair Florida Senate redistricting committee
State Sen. Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, has been chosen to lead the Florida Senate's Committee on Reapportionment as lawmakers prepare for a special session on congressional redistricting beginning Thursday.
Sunshine State News
Heads Up, Congress: Following the Money Just Got a Little Easier
Following the money in politics just got a little easier. A new government transparency tool, launched last week by OpenSecrets.org , provides some of the most up-to-date financial information available with respect to members of Congress.