Town Hall Lecture Series Tickets Go on Sale Monday

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan are among the speakers who will appear.

01/06/2017 By staff


Advertising Groups Challenge New Data Privacy Rules

A coalition of advertising trade associations on Tuesday filed a petition asking that the Federal Communications Commission reconsider new rules created to protect consumer privacy.

01/04/2017 By staff

The 115th Congress

Buchanan Introduces Seven New Bills on Congress's First Day

The Sarasota Representative is focusing on job creation and tax reform.

01/03/2017 By staff


Congressman Outlines 2017 Priorities

Rep. Vern Buchanan on Wednesday outlined his policy priorities for 2017, pledging to cut taxes, eliminate 'unnecessary regulations' and prevent 'massive benefit cuts' for Medicare and Social Security recipients.

12/28/2016 By staff


Ag Commissioner to Address Business Group Jan. 12

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam will speak to attendees at The Argus Foundation's 2017 Annual Meeting, which takes place Thursday, Jan. 12.

12/27/2016 By staff


Civic Group Throws Holiday Party Next Week

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is throwing its annual holiday party at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

12/05/2016 By staff


County Awards Neighborhood Improvement Grants

The money will go toward projects focused on improving neighborhood character and environment.

11/30/2016 By staff

Election 2016

Sarasotans Respond to Donald Trump's Election

A group of business leaders, students, artists and more tell us what Donald Trump's election means for them.

11/28/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff


Attorneys Form Marijuana Law Practice Group

The law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, which has offices in both Tampa and Sarasota, recently created a new practice group dedicated to marijuana law.

11/28/2016 By staff


Court Ruling Blocks Overtime Expansion

A federal judge last week blocked an effort by the U.S. Department of Labor to expand the number of American workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay.

11/27/2016 By staff


Election Wrap-Up Takes Place Nov. 17

Kevin Griffith, the vice chair of the Sarasota County Democratic Party, and Joe Gruters, the chair of the Republican Party of Sarasota and a Florida co-chair of Donald Trump's campaign, will discuss the results of Tuesday's elections.

11/08/2016 By staff


Go Vote

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

11/07/2016 By staff


Civic Group Celebrates 55th Anniversary Nov. 10

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is celebrating its 55th anniversary at the Michael's on East Wine Cellar.

11/04/2016 Research by staff


Workshop on Proposed I-75 Overpass Is Nov. 15

The overpass will connect the future Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Cattlemen Road, with the goal of relieving traffic congestion on University Parkway and Fruitville Road.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Election Alert

Early Voting Starts in Sarasota County Monday, Oct. 24

Seven early-voting polling locations are located throughout the county.

10/18/2016 By Staff

No Time to Rest

How This Supreme Court Marriage Equality Plaintiff Went From "Accidental" Activist to Just Plain Activist

"The opponents of equality know they're losing and they're lashing out in every way they can," says LGBT activist Jim Obergefell.

10/12/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Manatee County Commission Approves 1,950-Unit Project

The Manatee County Commission last week voted in favor of a plan to rezone 358.5 acres of land in Bradenton to make way for Peninsula Bay.

10/10/2016 Research by staff


Deadline to Register to Vote Approaching

Florida's deadline to register to vote in the November general election is next Tuesday, Oct. 11.

10/06/2016 Research by staff


County Commission Debate Set for Monday

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will hold a forum for the two candidates campaigning to represent district one on the Sarasota County Commission.

10/04/2016 Research by staff


Palmetto Hotel Moving Forward

The Manatee County Commission this week approved an agreement to build a six-story, 250-room Sheraton hotel on land near the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto.

09/30/2016 Research by staff