Politics

Proposed Changes to Florida Constitution to Be Discussed Monday

The panel will feature Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates, journalist Dennis Maley and activist Lourdes Ramirez.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Board Debates Set for June 7 and 21

The next two Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheons will feature debates between candidates for the Sarasota County School Board.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

Voters to Decide Whether to Move City Elections to the Fall

City of Sarasota voters will choose this November whether to move City Commission elections to coincide with federal, state, county and district elections.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Data

Study Says Allowing Felons to Vote Would Boost Florida's Economy

Allowing felons who have served their sentences to vote in Florida elections would generate $365 million in economic impact, according to a new study.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Safety the Topic at Next Republican Club Event

School Board Chairwoman Bridget Ziegler and Sheriff Tom Knight will discuss safety in public schools on Tuesday, May 15

05/02/2018 By Staff

Politics

Florida Chief Financial Officer Speaks in Sarasota April 19

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is speaking at an upcoming Sarasota Republican Club dinner at Marina Jack.

04/13/2018 By Staff

Politics

'Legislative Update' Scheduled for April 19

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club meeting will feature an update from the area's state lawmakers.

04/11/2018 By Staff

Planning

Former County Commissioner to Lead Comprehensive Plan Discussion

Jon Thaxton will lead the discussion at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

04/03/2018 By Staff

From the Editor

From the Editor: Hear Them Roar

Susan Burns on youth and the gun debate.

03/19/2018 By Susan Burns

Education

Panel Discussion Will Cover School Safety, Guns in Schools

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club lunchtime panel will feature Sheriff Tom Knight, state Sen. Greg Steube, Curt Lavarello and Scott Lempe.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Planning

Proposed Comprehensive Plan Changes to Be Discussed Monday

The president of Control Growth Now will discuss proposed changes to the county's comprehensive plan at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

03/06/2018 By Staff

Networking

Business Group Holds Low Country Boil on April 27

The meet 'n' greet includes the opportunity to meet and speak with local elected officials.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Second Chances

Should Former Felons Have the Right to Vote?

More than 6 million Americans are barred from voting because of a felony conviction—including more than 1.6 million in Florida.

02/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Education

School Tax Referendum to Be Discussed March 8

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon panel will discuss the upcoming Sarasota County school tax referendum vote.

02/27/2018 By Staff

History

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Speaker Discusses Civility in Divisive Times

Professor and author Noah Feldman's most important message? “It’s going to be all right.”

02/23/2018 By Susan Burns

Politics

State Lawmaker to Speak at Next Republican Club Dinner

State Rep. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, will speak about "the past, present and future of the GOP" during the Sarasota Republican Club's next dinner.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Health care

Former Texas State Senator to Speak at Planned Parenthood Dinner

Wendy Davis will serve as the special guest at a Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida event.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Politics

Texas Congressman to Headline Democratic Party Fundraiser

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, will deliver the keynote speech at the Sarasota County Democratic Party's 2018 Kennedy-King Dinner.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel Discussion Covers Future of Cuba and the Caribbean

The event includes a former U.S. diplomat, the director for the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, two congressional representatives and more.

02/14/2018 By staff