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Teresa Jacobs

An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty.
An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty. « Show less

Top Teresa Jacobs Articles

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  • Orange County moves to keep development review in sunshine

     
    Orange County leaders pushed ahead on a regulatory streamlining plan, but stopped short of adopting a proposal by the developer-led panel that would have pushed a crucial review board out of the public eye. County commissioners could still decide to enact...
  • Sublette, Jacobs talk school safety, ‘textgate’ at League luncheon

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and School Board Chairman Bill Sublette held court at the local League of Women Voters Hot Topics luncheon today and school safety dominated the discussion. Both politicians defended the recent $3 million move to...
  • Sublette, Jacobs defend deputies, call for safer school buildings

     
    Our colleague David Damron sat in on a forum today during which Orange School Board Chair Bill Sublette and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs talked about deputies in schools and the need to renovate aging buildings. Neither suggested reforming gun laws.....
  • Orange County Xway reorg bill is out

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As long expected, the potentially controversial legislation re-structuring and expanding the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority has materialized in the Senate. But in a move to appease regional partners, the new authority...
  • Former Orange County Attorney says recent charter ruling ‘wrong’

     
    A major legal figure in the battle over an Orange County sick time referendum says that a judicial ruling last week that found local elected leaders had violated their own governing charter was wrong — and it should be appealed. Last fall, a 4-3...
  • Stakes in Orange sick time fight climb after charter violation ruling

     
    The political and financial stakes climbed dramatically in the wake of Friday’s ruling that Orange County elected leaders must put a sick time referendum on the 2014 ballot. Business groups opposed to it are now more urgently building support for...
  • Scott touts ‘positive business attitude’ in new ad

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's a seeming eternity until he'll stand before voters again, but Gov. Rick Scott is wasting no time getting to work trying to win them over. A new Web ad called “It's working” by his Let's Get to Work political...
  • At Orlando home-garden show: Buy a birdhouse, help a kid

     
    When the Central Florida Home and Garden Show comes to town this weekend, the convention center will be filled with more than just home and garden ideas. It will also be filled with more than 40 birdhouses decorated by local notables — all helping...
  • Jacobs gets decent face time in Gov. Scott’s first re-election ad

     
    She doesn't get a speaking role, but Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs certainly gets plenty of camera time in fellow Republican Gov. Rick Scott's first 2014 re-election commercial. By Pulse's count, Jacobs appears on screen for about 30 seconds of the...
  • Will the fat lady ever sing in downtown Orlando?

    Will the fat lady ever sing in downtown Orlando?
    Teresa Jacobs fought legendary battles against the political establishment as a county commissioner. They pale compared with her first big one as county mayor. Jacobs zeroed in on the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in February, pointing out...
  • Orange Mayor Jacobs gives Orlando a dose of reality on arts center

    Orange Mayor Jacobs gives Orlando a dose of reality on arts center
    Business as usual in this town officially ended at noon on Feb. 10. That's when Orange Mayor Teresa Jacobs hit the send button and delivered a scathing review of the planned performing-arts center to inboxes across Orange County. Her staff uncovered...