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Bill Segal

An Orange County Commission member whose district covers part of Orlando. He lost his bid to become the next Orange County Mayor to fellow commissioner Teresa Jacobs, who will succeed Mayor Rich Crotty.
An Orange County Commission member whose district covers part of Orlando. He lost his bid to become the next Orange County Mayor to fellow commissioner Teresa Jacobs, who will succeed Mayor Rich Crotty. « Show less

Top Bill Segal Articles

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  • Prominent name emerges in Orange Mayor Jacobs’ layoff list

     
    A long-time go-to guy for Orange County ethics and public records issues — Charles Hawkins II — is on his way out. New Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs proposed a budget for the next fiscal year that she said would result in layoffs, with...
  • ‘Team Teresa’ celebrates one-year anniversary of big primary win

     
    The folks who helped sweep now-Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs to a strong showing in last year's Aug. 24 mayoral primary are gathering in Dr. Phillips tonight to celebrate the anniversary. “Where Were You One Year Ago August 23rd?” the...
  • Orange Mayor Jacobs passes over Comm. Edwards on board appt.

     
    Historically, the Orange County mayor turns to the elected leader who holds the northeast Orange County Commission post, District 5, to take a slot on the board that oversees the Central Florida Research Park, the simulation and military research hotbed...
  • Watermark publisher flips on Mayor Jacobs: ‘right kind of leader’

     
    Leading up to last year's Orange County mayoral election, Watermark publisher Tom Dyer endorsed Democrat Bill Segal, and dished out some harsh words for his opponent, Republican Teresa Jacobs. Gay rights issues had emerged in the race, and after talking...
  • Former Orange Commissioner Stewart exploring higher office run

     
    She left office just a few weeks ago, but former Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart is already pondering a run for the state Legislature or even Congress. “I'm exploring everything,” Stewart said Thursday. Stewart said she's already ...
  • Bill Segal cries a river

     
    Bill Segal recently did an interview with WMFE radio, and from the sound of things you'd think he was the victim, rather than the perpetrator, of a dirty campaign in his run for Orange County mayor. Listen to it here.  Asked if he would ever run again,...
  • Orange leaders laud UCF Coach O’Leary, Orlando Mayor Dyer

     
    Orange County Commissioners are going to formally pat University of Central Florida football coach George O'Leary on the back at its meeting Tuesday with a resolution congratulating him for his successful season. County leaders also plan to give a civic...
  • LGBT community toasts exiting Orange Comm.’s Stewart, Segal

     
    The Center is joining with the Orlando Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Committee to host a two-hour cocktail reception Thursday at 6 p.m. to honor two Orange County commissioners who left office this week, Linda Stewart and Bill Segal. Both were...
  • Orange’s gay rights ordinance vote was emotion packed moment

     
    The vote by Orange County commissioners to pass an expanded human rights ordinance Tuesday was one of those rare political moments when supporters of the gay rights measure didn't have to share the stage with opponents. Yet the participants still...
  • Orange Comm. Stewart honored at Equality Florida Gala

     
    Equality Florida handed its Voice for Florida Equality Award to Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart this weekend at its annual gala in Orlando. Stewart was singled out for her work in helping bring the issue of a human rights ordinance to the...
  • Teresa Jacobs won Orange County with Hispanic support

     
    The new Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs did well among Hispanic voters, according to election figures from key precincts for Latino voters. Jacobs —a Republican whose “Teresa para alcaldesa” campaign aimed to reach Hispanic v...