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UF Economists: Consumer Confidence Continues To Boost Clinton

Published: Sep 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Another boost in consumer confidence in September may strengthen Clinton’s lead in Florida less than two months before the presidential election, but is no guarantee of a robust holiday season ahead for retailers, say University of Florida economists.

Tobacco Regs The First Strike In A Long Legal Battle, Says UF Expert

Published: Aug 28th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — New federal tobacco regulations are just the first strike in what figures to be a long legal and political battle, says a University of Florida law professor who thinks the Food and Drug Administration’s new rule could face trouble in federal court.

Both Dole, Clinton Have Reasons To Worry, Say UF Political Scientists

Published: Aug 9th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — The Republican National Convention will be so watered down that much of the viewing public will turn it off, robbing Bob Dole of needed visibility, says Kenneth Wald, a University of Florida political science professor.

Supreme Court Ignores Discrimination In Voting Booth, UF Experts Say

Published: Jul 31st, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Are Americans color-blind when they enter the voting booth?

Political Ads To Hit New Low This Year Despite Revived Presidential Image

Published: Jul 29th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Independence Day is one of the best things to happen to the American presidency in a long time, although the coming onslaught of sleazy political spots may negate the film’s impact.

Record Funding From State Makes 1996 A Good Year For Florida Beaches

Published: May 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — In the wake of the busiest hurricane season in 60 years, it looks like 1996 will be a good year for Florida beaches after Legislators approved a record amount of funding for beach projects.

Official-English Laws Boost Discrimination, Says UF Law Professor

Published: Apr 23rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — If you can read these words, chances are you don’t think a law making English the official U.S. language will change your life.

UF Professor: Many Environmentalists Don’t ‘Walk The Walk’

Published: Apr 18th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — More than a quarter century after the first Earth Day, record numbers of Americans call themselves environmentalists, but few put their beliefs into action, says a University of Florida researcher.