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May 15, 2023

OPINION | The campaign we deserved? Looking back on the 2023 Jax mayor election

What the Donna Deegan vs. Daniel Davis’ race says about Jacksonville voters and what kind of politics people here really want. 

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May 1, 2023

OPINION | Romanticizing law enforcement is a no-win game

For all of their differences, Donna Deegan and Daniel Davis are on the same page when it comes to giving police what they want.

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March 9, 2023

3 takeaways from the Jacksonville mayoral debate

Here’s what the candidates had to say about infrastructure needs, their Downtown plan, and the importance of the St. Johns River.

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February 20, 2023

OPINION | What the Donna Deegan surge means

Donna Deegan has raised a fraction of the money her opponents have. So why is she polling better?

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January 29, 2023

OPINION | Is Daniel Davis opening Pandora’s Box?

Republican Daniel Davis issued the most audacious proposal of the campaign mayor campaign: pension reform.

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June 27, 2022

Black labor fuels Jacksonville’s maritime industry

JAXPORT is on pace for another record-setting year in container volume, a volume that would not be possible without its predominantly Black port workers.

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June 12, 2022

OPINION | Will DeSantis get his Duval revenge?

In the final analysis, Gov. Ron DeSantis may be the big winner of the Jacksonville sheriff’s race in 2023. Consider how he handled the opening last week for the position. His friend Mike Williams was forced into resignation after it became clear he would not be able to ignore the charter provision compelling sheriffs of Duval County to live in

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December 17, 2021

OPINION | GOP 2023 race: Death, taxes, and Lenny Curry

What to make of last week’s 13-5 Jacksonville City Council repudiation of LeAnna Cumber’s attempt to turn back the gas tax hike going into effect next month? Ultimately, Tuesday night saw two Republican candidates come after the sitting mayor and his policy priority, and by proxy the man widely seen as the candidate of the Jacksonville business establishment, Daniel Davis. 

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