| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:30 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Without any debate, the Florida House passed a plan Wednesday to blow up Orlando's scandal-plagued tollway authority and replace it with a larger, regional expressway.
The 115-0 vote sends SB 230 back to the Senate, where it is...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:08 AM
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)...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Gov. Rick Scott faced a big decision when deciding whom to appoint to the scandal-plagued Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority.
The agency, after all, has been rocked with controversies in recent years. A grand jury went so far as to describe a...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Sunday's column revealed that Gov. Rick Scott's new appointment to the beleaguered Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority has multiple conflicts of interest with the agency he now oversees.
Specifically, engineer Scott Batterson has private...
| Jun 6, 2011
The list of candidates to take a seat on the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority now includes former County Mayor Rich Crotty's Chief of Staff, George Rodon. Rodon is among a handful who applied to Gov. Rick Scott's office to take over seat held...
| Jun 24, 2011
Before ever taking office, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs lost her first choice for a crucial county attorney post. Her pick Kevin Shaughnessy was dogged by concerns that keeping his partnership role at the Baker & Hostetler firm — while...
| Aug 8, 2011
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Monday tapped Scott Batterson, 35, a civil engineer, to fill an open seat on the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, a post that could help decide the fate of a toll increase next year for the long-planned...