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  • X-way may crack down on conflicts … right after conflict

     
    UPDATE 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 — Well, chalk one up for doing the right thing. Not only did the Expressway board change the order of their agenda today, placing Mayor Jacobs' new conflict-of-interest policy first on the agenda, the board passed it...
  • It’s not just Democrats that are fed up with Tallahassee

     
    This past week, in a transparent show of corruption and sickening abuse of power, Rep. Dean Cannon and Rep. Mike Horner engineered the inclusion of an amendment into a transportation bill on the floor of the House that will, if adopted by the Senate,...
  • Cannon favors measure that removes Jacobs from toll road board

     
    House Speaker Dean Cannon said he supports a measure that would take Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs off the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board. A controversial move by state Rep. Mike Horner, R-Kissimmee, to take Jacobs off the toll...
  • Legislators go after Teresa Jacobs

     
    Teresa Jacobs was elected Orange County mayor with 68 percent of the vote. 68 percent. Once in office she automatically became a member of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. Recently she pushed for a new policy that would prohibit authority...
  • With Gardiner opposing it, House passes bill taking Jacobs off Expressway authority

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Without debate, the House passed a wide-ranging transportation bill Monday that would remove Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs from the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board — a move that she says is retaliation for ...
  • The Sentinel as poetry?

     
    So, I get all sorts of book pitches (which is kind of odd, seeing as how I don't write about books). But I thought I would highlight this one because it's a book about, well, the Orlando Sentinel … or rather a book written from the Orlando Sentinel....
  • 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...
  • Soto no longer supports removing Jacobs from X-way board

     
    Last year, when Reps. Chris Dorworth, R-Lake Mary, and Mike Horner, R-Kissimmee, attempted to force Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs off of the board of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, they cast it as a bipartisan effort. And they could,...
  • Winners and losers in the aftermath of Chris Dorworth’s defeat

     
    Seminole County elections officials on Monday finally confirmed Democrat Mike Clelland’s razor-thin victory over state Rep. Chris Dorworth. So now it’s time to declare a few winners and losers – plus someone who was a little of both &#...