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  • 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 moments 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...
  • Shades of Blue

    Shades of Blue
    When you say "Ichetucknee," most Floridians think of the legendary state park in north Florida where an estimated 200,000 recreational tubers flock annually for a tranquil float down the river of the same name. But did you know the largest freshwater boil...
  • Slump lets Florida delay hard choices on water -- for now

    Slump lets Florida delay hard choices on water -- for now
    Florida's water glass is almost empty. As the state's population explosion pushed into this decade, growing communities panicked over their worsening thirst. Authorities banned lawn sprinkling on all but one day a week, utilities cooperated in hopes of...
  • Penalties for unpaid tolls could lessen in Florida

    Penalties for unpaid tolls could lessen in Florida
    Toll-road operators are making a U-turn after a month of fending off accusations that they punish drivers unfairly. The two main agencies in Greater Orlando on Thursday conceded that the penalties are too harsh for motorists who occasionally or...
  • My Word: Med-school funding far-reaching

    While these are difficult economic times, I am pleased that our local legislative leaders recognized that a potent prescription for the ailing economy was full funding for the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine. It is not an...