politics and policy

health care
As new storm builds, Panhandle residents cope with Hurricane Michael flashbacks, Miami Herald
Panhandle officials warn of mental health crisis after Hurricane Michael, Miami Herald
(related:
Casey DeSantis announces mental health aid for Panhandle after Hurricane Michael, Miami Herald)
State spent $69M on mental health after Parkland, but didn’t mention PTSD, suicide, Miami Herald
A Medicaid patient’s battle with anorexia, Miami Herald
A doctor tries to expand needle exchanges in Florida, Miami Herald
A Puerto Rican infant's medical limbo after Hurricane Maria, Miami Herald
Troubled nursing home copy-pasted emergency plansMiami Herald
Squeezed by state, frail adults fight for in-home care, Miami Herald

hurricanes and emergency management
One of the first victims identified in Mexico Beach, Miami Herald
‘Hurricanes don’t respect coastlines’: Michael’s strength reached even those inland, Miami Herald
Blackout: Florida towns face dark weeks without power, Tampa Bay Times
As hurricane nears, most long-term care facilities haven’t finished backup power plans, Miami Herald

criminal justice
Raped at 8 and forced to wed at 11, one woman’s push to end child marriage in Florida, Miami Herald
How many Maryland prisoners are in isolated confinement? It’s hard to sayWashington Post
In Accidents, Drivers Have New Reasons Not To Run, New York Times/Texas Tribune

environment
Fighting Pest, Farmers Find Strange Ally: A DroughtNew York Times/Texas Tribune
Environmental Concerns Rise as Brazos Levels Fall, Texas Tribune

accountability
Despite health risk, dozens of Florida fire training sites still await testing for PFAS chemicals, Miami Herald
Florida health officials delayed notifying residents about tainted water, emails show, Miami Herald
Florida House ethics rule on lobbying wasn't enforced, Miami Herald

2018 elections
Inside Andrew Gillum’s final push to win the Democratic nomination, Miami Herald
As murders soared, Andrew Gillum called for a ‘state of emergency’, Miami Herald
Tallahassee mayor's path to Governor's Mansion runs through Florida's black community, Miami Herald