Andrea Rumbaugh: It is harder than ever in Florida for felons, especially African Americans, to regain their civil rights, including the right to vote.
Ralph De La Cruz: The people we trust and respect, police and doctors, are the subjects of fascinating investigations by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and ProPublica.
Mc Nelly Torres: The Sunshine State leads the nation in instituting merit pay for public school teachers.
Ralph De La Cruz: A traffic school owner's dispute with the Florida DMV reveals the influence of money in state politics and contracts.
ProPublica: Florida leads the nation in the percentage of high-school students enrolled in high-level classes --Advanced Placement and advanced math. That holds true across rich and poor districts.
Ralph De La Cruz: In one of his first actions as governor, Rick Scott delayed implementation of a nonpartisan redistricting law that Florida voters approved overwhelmingly.