Republican State Senator Steve Oelrich from Cross Creek announced his candidacy for a new U.S. Congressional seat in North Central Florida that has emerged in re-districting maps in both the House and Senate. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with Senator Oelrich about his candidacy and what he plans to bring to Washington.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/QASteveOelrich.mp3]
High Springs Commissioners postpone talks on residents’ request to ban single-use plastic
A group of High Springs residents will have to wait for the High Springs City Commission to resume its discussion of whether to ban the use of plastic straws and carry-out containers in all establishments in the city. The commission said it will revisit the issue at an as-yet unscheduled strategic planning session.