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Mayor Jacobs, Scott Randolph spar over office space – Orlando Sentinel

Feb 25, 2014 Comments Off on Mayor Jacobs, Scott Randolph spar over office space – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

A simmering feud between Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Tax Collector Scott Randolph is building over an office-space fight, one which could boil over at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting. Randolph wants …

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Scott Maxwell: Eisnaugle campaigning in 2014 for Florida House leadership post in 2021 lacks sense, humility – Orlando Sentinel

Feb 25, 2014 Comments Off on Scott Maxwell: Eisnaugle campaigning in 2014 for Florida House leadership post in 2021 lacks sense, humility – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Most of you probably have no clue who Eric Eisnaugle is. In fact, if I told you I had an Eisnaugle problem, you might suggest I get an Ace bandage. …

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Soto wants DEP to put brakes on oil drilling permits in Everglades | Tampa Bay Times

Feb 25, 2014 Comments Off on Soto wants DEP to put brakes on oil drilling permits in Everglades | Tampa Bay Times Wes Hodge

State Sen. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, wants the state to stop allowing oil exploration permits in the Everglades until legislators have a chance to review the risks of the activity. In …

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Sebelius and Dyer announce more enrollment options – Orlando Sentinel

Feb 18, 2014 Comments Off on Sebelius and Dyer announce more enrollment options – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Orlando Monday joining City Mayor Buddy Dyer to announce that in-person assistance was going to be available at six city facilities to help residents enroll in …

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Senator Thompson moves Bill Seeking Compensation For Wrongfully Convicted Death Row Inmate Passes | WFSU

Feb 12, 2014 Comments Off on Senator Thompson moves Bill Seeking Compensation For Wrongfully Convicted Death Row Inmate Passes | WFSU Wes Hodge

A bill seeking to compensate a man wrongfully convicted for killing his kids passed its first Senate hearing Tuesday. Last year, Orlando Democratic Senator Geraldine Thompson filed a claims bill …

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Rep. Joe Saunders sponsoring state medical marijuana bill – FOX 35 News Orlando

Feb 8, 2014 Comments Off on Rep. Joe Saunders sponsoring state medical marijuana bill – FOX 35 News Orlando Wes Hodge

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) – A local legislator is sponsoring a bill that will make medical marijuana legal.  It will be named after a Florida resident with Lou …

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Demings raises $120K in Orange mayor race – Orlando Sentinel

Feb 6, 2014 Comments Off on Demings raises $120K in Orange mayor race – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Val Demings collected $120,000 in her first fund-raising sprint to try and topple incumbent Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. The first three-week haul included checks from more than 200 donors and a …

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