| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Another Republican -- former Orange County School Board member Vicky Bell -- has filed her intend to run for the Florida House of Representatives District 44 seat that Steve Precourt vacated in his aborted attempt to become Orlando-Orange County...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Mayor Teresa Jacobs said Tuesday that it if a state police probe drags on much longer, it may be time for Gov. Rick Scott to reconsider his appointments to Orlando's toll road agency in order to avoid delaying the board's pending work.
"It may be that...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:12 PM
On Sunday, we unveiled the first part of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida."
It featured a mix of corporate leaders, three members of Congress, two rabble-rousers and one well-known judge.
Today, we unveil the top 10 as we finish up...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The controversial decision to tap Rep. Steve Precourt to direct the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority could clear the way for the Legislature to pass a bill restructuring the toll agencies for all of Central Florida.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Confronting a congested future, Florida lawmakers are once again advancing a plan to restructure the toll agencies for most of Central Florida into a larger, more powerful body that would oversee mass-transit and roadways.
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Last week, my cat Furball brought home a smelly, decapitated squirrel.
Yet that bloody rodent corpse still stank less than the stench that continues to emanate from the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority.
That is why it must be destroyed....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Eric Eisnaugle, the Orlando Republican who is widely believed to be running for speaker of the Florida House of Representatives even before he is elected to office, is getting a helping hand from Mickey Mouse.
New election records show that Walt...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:31 AM
The next installment of the soap opera that is the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority -- "As the tolls hike" -- is set to air today at 2 p.m. when the board holds its next meeting.
When we last left this group of warring and plotting pols,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Senate President Don Gaetz, who has made ethics reform a signature issue of his administration, on Thursday defended state Rep. Steve Precourt’s bid for the top job at the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority after helping the agency in the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Central Florida state legislators Scott Plakon and Eric Eisnaugle are holding a fundraiser tonight at the Orlando offices of Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell.
Both Republicans are slated for high-profile races in 2014 -- Plakon is...