Tag Archives: Charles Chestnut

County Commission Votes on Sheriff’s Office’s Request for Additional Funds

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office came before the board of commissioners to request additional funds at the Alachua County Commission meeting Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office asked for $970,000 for replacement vehicles and a 3 percent salary increase for servicemen and women. A motion to allocate $500,000 was passed 4-1.

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Charles Chestnut Reflects On His Experience At The March On Washington

By and on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 8:03 am

The first African-American school board member in Gainesville describes the atmosphere at the March of Washington and what it was like to be a part of the historic moment.

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Cheshire and Chestnut campaign for District 5 seat

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Dean Cheshire and Charles Chestnut IV are running for the county commissioner seat in Alachua County. The two are both Gainesville natives and want to bring fresh ideas to the job.

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Representative Chestnut weighs in on changes to Medicaid billing

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Last week, Governor Rick Scott signed off on a piece of legislation which will make changes to Medicaid billing that could cost Alachua County millions of dollars. The bill includes a provision making counties responsible for 85% of unpaid bills related to [...]

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State Representative Charles Chestnut breaks down the legislative session

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:12 pm

With the state budget balanced and other issues debated, Democratic State Representative Charles Chestnut from Gainesville shared his thoughts about the 2012 legislative session with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman.  

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