Editorials

Editorials

MDCPS respects WLRN’s journalism

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) fiercely believes in protecting the integrity of broadcast journalism at WLRN. The School Board’s Editorial Integrity Policy establishes a firewall between management and WLRN’s content and programming decisions.

Letters to the Editor

Putnam has helped natural Florida

Re Kimberly Mitchell’s Feb. 17 opinion piece, With Big Sugar’s backing, Putnam not so sweet on clean-water solution”: Over the course of my career, I have had the opportunity to work with many environmental leaders from across the United States, and few have Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam’s proven record of environmental leadership.

Editorials

Allowing guns everywhere in Florida

As was the case last year, leading the charge is “open carry” champion Senate Judiciary Chair Greg Steube, a Republican from Sarasota, who is filing Senate Bill 610, legislation that would allow businesses to be sued if they prohibit people with permits from bringing guns into their establishments and the unthinkable happens.

Editorials

‘Nevertheless, she persisted’

Republicans, employing a rarely used tactic, rebuked Sen. Elizabeth Warren and shut her down, pouting that she said things that made Sessions look bad — even though he’s done a good job of that himself.

Editorials

The real education of Betsy DeVos

With the vice president breaking the deadlock to win her approval, new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos now will be tasked with pushing President Donald Trump’s plan to steer $20 billion in existing federal public education funding toward private vouchers that pay for private schools.

Editorials

Don’t filibuster Supreme Court nominee

In the spirit of picking your fights, Democrats should not block Gorsuchand save their energies and political influence for the next battle, which will probably occur with the naming of the next justice in the near future.

Editorials

Miami’s woman in the White House

As special assistant to the President and director of media affairs, Helen Aguirre Ferré’s herculean task now will involve delivering and selling the president’s message to the nation’s Hispanic community. And in light of his immigration reform efforts, that will be no easy task.

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MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board

Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks about goals for the planning board, which is charged with transportation planning for the county with the Miami Herald editorial board.
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MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board

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Lionfish research in the Florida Panhandle

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