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Election 2008 (November 7, 2008)
 
Election 2008
Election 2008

The long contest for president is over and the 111th Congress is nearly set. In Florida, the next state Legislature is decided and voters have amended the state's constitution several more times. Now attention turns to moving our communities, our...

 
Renewing ELAPP (October 31, 2008)
 
Aerial view of land

Near the bottom of an already long ballot, voters in Hillsborough County will be asked to consider a local referendum to extend the county's Environmental Land Acquisition and Protection Program. In place since 1987, the program has purchased 44,...

 
The Amendments 2008 (October 24, 2008)
WUSF TV/DT Presents: The Amendments 2008: A Florida Matters Special Edition

Once again, Floridians are facing changes in the state's constitution. This Florida Matters Election Special offers citizens helpful analysis of amendment language and explains how voting "yes" or "no" may affect the political makeup of Florida...

 
Constitution

Florida voters once again face a bevy of constitutional amendments on the ballot next month. The six proposals address everything from the definition of marriage and property tax exemptions to allowing local option taxes for community colleges....

 
Is Florida Ready for Another Election? (October 17, 2008)
 
2009 US Presidential Election

The Division of Elections in Tallahassee was inundated with new voter registrations just before the voting rolls closed October 6 and had to pass many of those to local elections offices for processing. Part of the problem was a new law commonly...

 
Surviving the Economic Uncertainty (October 10, 2008)
 
money

This week, we revisit portions of two shows we produced earlier this year that ring true now more than ever. We'll hear how three area managers operate during a budget crisis. Plus, we'll revisit our discussion on reinventing yourself in a tough...

 
Market Turmoil Hits Home (October 3, 2008)
 
house and dollar sign

In the last couple of weeks, the nation has been taken on a roller-coaster ride by Wall Street: Investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed. Merrill Lynch sold itself to Bank of America. Federal regulators rescued American International Group. And...

 
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