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  • 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 IVĀ 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Recent developments might give SunRail commuter train momentum

    Recent developments might give SunRail commuter train momentum
    The proposed SunRail commuter train through Central Florida, wrecked twice in the state Senate, might be regenerating some significant steam. Supporters point to a series of seemingly unrelated developments that — taken together — appear to...
  • Biker deaths debunk myths

    Biker deaths debunk myths
    76% of Orange County fatalities in 2006 involved sport bikes. Only 1 in 10 of the riders who died was older than 45. In Orange County, most who died were on sport bikes, uninsured, younger than 45 and the only vehicle involved. In Volusia County,...
  • PSC applicants include former football player, legislators and former regulatory employees

    A former professional football player, three state legislators and several current and former Public Service Commission employees are among 61 people who have applied for two open seats on the PSC, which regulates Florida utilities. The PSC Nominating...
  • Who will regulate your utility rates? PSC nominees go to Crist

    The state is closer to filling two open seats on the Public Service Commission, which is responsible for ensuring your utility rates are affordable and the service is safe and reliable. The PSC nominating council –six legislators and six...
  • Lawmakers need to keep politics out of public counsel office

    There's something funny going on. At least that's the conclusion you might draw when you hear about what's happening to Florida Public Counsel J.R. Kelly. For the first time in recent memory, a sitting public counsel — the person appointed by...