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Tag Archives: Florida politics
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]
By Erica A. Hernandez on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm
Ocala residents voted to elect Brent Malever and incumbent Jay Musleh to District 1 and 3 city council seats respectively during Tuesday’s election. Two of the five proposed amendments to the city charter were approved. The Marion County Supervisor of Elections [...]
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm
Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.
By Kara Hudgins on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 2:50 pm
Aaron Fiehn is running for Ocala City Council because he wants to represent the people. Fiehn said he’s a common man, and that he relates to the people of Ocala.
By Rochelle Alleyne on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm
The search for new members of the Business Community Coalition’s Public Leadership Institute came to an end on Sept. 27 at its first meeting. In a partnership with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, the leadership program allows residents to learn [...]
By Ebony Joseph on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm
House members and other top state officials have been paying as little as $8.43 per month for individual coverage and $30 for family coverage.
By Ethan Magoc on May 31st, 2013 | Last updated: May 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm
A Leon County circuit judge found a company called Data Targeting in contempt Friday morning during proceedings over the release of documents purportedly related to redistricting.
By Meg Wagner on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm
State Rep. Clay Ford, R-Gulf Breeze, died Tuesday after serving in the House since 2007.
By Lindsey Zionts on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm
State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.