On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments to the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, including one new member.
Mayoral candidate Rick Baker is using the recent closure of the 40th Avenue bridge into a campaign issue in his quest to knock incumbent St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman out of office.
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Late Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott re-appointed former Air Force Brigadier General Arthur “Chip” Diehl III and Gary Harrod to the authority which oversees Tampa International Airport.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman confirmed Tuesday that a plaque marking the end of the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway on Central Avenue and Bayshore Drive has been removed by the city.
Senate President Joe Negron is shaking up budget-related and other panels, embarking on an aggressive round of leadership changes in advance of the 2018 Legislative Session. Negron appointed new heads of five budget subcommittees, while changing the leaders of committees that oversee policy areas involving the environment, agriculture, utilities and elections. Also, Negron added members to numerous committees. “In the era of term limits, I believe it is important for each Senator to be considered for the opportunity to participate in…
Culminating a multi-decade career covering the complex topic of health care, Carol Gentry is retiring from WUSF Public Media’s Health News Florida.