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  • In wake of grand jury, Senate adds ethics rules to Central Florida expressway bill

    In wake of grand jury, Senate adds ethics rules to Central Florida expressway bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- A plan to merge Central Florida's road-building agencies into one major tolling authority was amended Thursday by the state Senate to address the past pay-to-play culture tainting Orlando's expressway authority. The bill, SB 230, would...
  • House tries to shape up all X-way authorities, not just Orlando's

    House tries to shape up all X-way authorities, not just Orlando's
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida House is advancing an ethics reform proposal to impose tighter rules of the road for officials on expressway authorities in some of the state's heaviest-trafficked and problem-plagued metropolitan areas. A Senate plan (SB 230)...
  • Records show emails between toll-road board member, developer

    Records show emails between toll-road board member, developer
    A board member of Orlando's expressway authority offered to introduce possible investors to the managing partner of a billion-dollar development pegged to a toll road the agency is building, records reviewed by the Orlando Sentinel reveal. The documents...
  • Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House

    Despite indictment, Xway merger stuck in the House
    TALLAHASSEE -- Despite an indictment of one board member, a legislative plan to blow up Metro Orlando's expressway authority and impose new ethical rules on its successor has stalled in the Florida House days before the Legislature adjourns. The plan to...
  • Nik Vucevic: I don't have any ill will toward the Philadelphia 76ers

    Nik Vucevic: I don't have any ill will toward the Philadelphia 76ers
    Nik Vucevic said he treats each game against his former team, the Philadelphia 76ers, like an ordinary matchup. But his statistics against the Sixers are anything but ordinary. In four games against Philly, the Magic center is averaging 14.0 points on...
  • State attorney to investigate expressway authority board members

    State Attorney Jeff Ashton intends to investigate a complaint that three board members of Orlando's road-building agency may have broken the law by privately plotting to oust Executive Director Max Crumit from the job he held for nearly two years. A...
  • Senate fast-tracking ethics reform package

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate panel is fast-tracking a sweeping ethics proposal that would crack down on politicians' lavish lobbyist-funded living, their revolving-door jobs and even their paychecks in cases when they don't pay ethics fines. The...
  • Orange County Xway reorg bill is out

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As long expected, the potentially controversial legislation re-structuring and expanding the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority has materialized in the Senate. But in a move to appease regional partners, the new authority...
  • Dorworth cuts another $20K check to group active in Orange race

     
    The leadership fundraising committee of future House Speaker Chris Dorworth has cut another $20,000 check to Floridians for Fiscal Responsibility, the political funding organization that has helped promote Orange County Commission District 3 candidate...
  • UPDATED: Plakon steers $$$ into Lasso commission race, too

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, is getting involved in a contentious Orange County Commission race that has become a proxy fight between two of Central Florida's most powerful politicians. Last week, Plakon's CCE, Floridians for...
  • Outside group begins attacking Soto in competitive Senate race

     
    An outside group known only as “Progressives” has begun attacking state Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, who is campaigning for an open Senate seat against Republican personal-injury lawyer Will McBride. The group, which was only formed a week...