Why Is Howard Troxler Leaving Florida?

Why Is Howard Troxler Leaving Florida?

For three decades, columnist Howard Troxler has been railing against what he sees as the abuses of power in Tallahassee. Now, he's leaving Florida, just as he says some of the worst changes are coming our way.
St. Petersburg Times Columnist Howard Troxler is quitting -- not retiring, he says, quitting -- after 30 years of writing about Florida politics. The popular columnist sat down with WUSF's Bobbie O'Brien to explain why he's leaving, and to give some parting advice.

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