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  • House passes septic tank inspection repeal 105-11

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House easily passed a measure to repeal a statewide septic tank inspection program that the Legislature passed in 2010. The measure repeals a law sponsored by former state Sen. Lee Constantine, R-Altamonte Springs,...
  • Report Card on Legislature: C-Minus, With an Incomplete

     
    One area in which the Legislature deserves an incomplete, if not a failing grade, is in public education....
  • Did USF President Judy Genshaft lie to lawmakers about blocking UCF from Big East?

     
    Did USF President Judy Genshaft lie to lawmakers about blocking UCF from Big East?...
  • Lee Constantine wants a county commission post

     
    By Martin E. Comas, Staff Writer Former state Sen. Lee Constantine, an Altamonte Springs Republican, submitted his name today as a candidate for the Seminole County commission. He hopes to unseat longtime incumbent Dick Van Der Weide. Constantine served...
  • Mack, Mica, Dorworth big winners at Seminole GOP straw poll

     
    By Martin Comas, Staff Writer U.S. Senate hopeful Connie Mack IV and Congressman John Mica came out far ahead in a straw poll organized by the Seminole County Republican Party on Thursday night at the Westin Lake Mary hotel. Of the 319 votes cast, Mack...
  • Seminole LWV sets school board, county commission debates

     
    The Seminole County chapter of the League of Women Voters has put together two debates involving candidates for school board and county commission. Pat Southward, chair of voter services for the county LWV,  said the two school board candidates —...
  • Casselberry Chamber straw poll: few surprises

     
    Seminole County reporter Martin Comas reports the following: There were few surprises Thursday night when Mitt Romney, Connie Mack IV and other Republican candidates came out ahead in a straw poll conducted from those attending a political hob nob...
  • Outside groups weigh in big for Orange commission race

     
    The influence of Realtors, state lawmakers and other big business donors could loom large in the hotly contested Orange County Commission District 3 race. The Orange County Republican Party spent fairly heavily to beat up on registered independent Lui...
  • Van Der Weide cites Constantine’s DUI arrests in mailer

     
    By Martin Comas, Staff Writer Thousands of Seminole County residents found a colorful political flier in their mailboxes recently, one that shows a young-looking Lee Constantine over the red flashing lights of a police car and under the headline: “...
  • Constantine raises money – for himself

     
    Newly elected Seminole County Commissioner Lee Constantine recently held a fundraiser of the most troubling variety — one where the money goes directly into his own pocket. It happened last week at Cafe Murano. (The e-invitation is below.) And the...
  • Sen. David Simmons: Dorworth’s troubles may have hurt other Seminole Republicans

     
    While the potential loss of future Republican House Speaker Chris Dorworth, R-Lake Mary, has understandably drawn all the attention, it wasn't the only eyebrow-raising result last night in Seminole County. In a neighboring state House district, for...