The culture of self-serving deal-making that grips many of our state capitals has operated essentially in secret, relying on tactics to avoid Government in the Sunshine laws and a lack of public attention. The Executive Accountability Project will focus on providing the public a never-before-seen look at the inner workings of how their elected officials are conducting âthe peopleâsâ business behind closed doors.
Mary Shaw Mathews, 88, was found to have died by strangulation and over-medication on Feb. 21 at her Palm Coast home. Her son Richard told detectives that she had asked him to end her life as she had been suffering and declining fast. Mathews is being held on $250,000 bond on the second-degree felony charge.
The governor, who originally came to office threatening to crack down on undocumented immigrants, said Tuesday that his opinion on the issue was shaped by stories he's heard from students who grew up in Florida and would benefit from being able to pay the cheaper, in-state tuition rates.
Adam Fisher's "An Everlasting Name" and Charlotte Raspanti âI Never Saw Another Butterflyâ give voice to children and survivors of the Holocaust in a pair of productions ending City Repertory Theatre's third season at City Market Place, starting this weekend.