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  • Local lawmakers named to Senate leadership posts

     
    The News Service of Florida Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos appointed longtime Sen. Evelyn Lynn of Ormond Beach and freshman Sens. Anitere Flores of Miami and David Simmons of Longwood to leadership positions in the chamber, which he...
  • Septic-tank inspection repealer passes first committee

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A bill that would repeal a requirement — suspended by legislators last November — requiring spetic-tank inspections in Florida passed its first committee test Tuesday. HB 13 repeals language in SB 550, passed during the...
  • Repeal of septic-tank inspections moves to House calendar

     
    The House bill that would overturn last year's requirement that every septic tank in the state be inspected once every five years cleared another committee Thursday, putting it on track to go to the House floor as early as next week. HB 13, by Rep....
  • The Senate president no one expected

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In 2005, there were 26 Republicans roosting over the 40-seat Florida Senate and Mike Haridopolos might have been the least pleased of the lot. He was the only Republican that then-President Tom Lee opted not to make a chairman of a...
  • Septic tank inspections still on hold, thanks to budget language

     
    Individual bills to repeal a septic tank inspection mandate to protect springs and lakes may have failed this year, but the inspections won’t be starting any time soon. Tucked inside a budget bill is language prohibiting the Department of Health...
  • Celebrating SunRail in Orlando

     
    Some notable momentsĀ at the kick-off event for SunRail at Florida Hospital's main campus in Orlando: State transportation chief Ananth Prasad, who with Gov. Rick Scott needlessly held up the commuter-train project for months, called Monday's gathering...
  • ‘Protecting Florida’s Treasures’ to air Wednesday on WFTV

     
    The guests will be state Rep. Scott Randolph, a Democrat; former state Sen. Lee Constantine, a Republican; Dan Peterson and Doug Doudney of Coalition for Property Rights; Charles Lee of Audubon of Florida; and Ann Hellmuth of the League of Women Voters of...
  • USF President Judy Genshaft denies blocking UCF from Big East

     
    USF President Judy Genshaft denies blocking UCF from Big East and BCS...
  • 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....
  • 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...