Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Bob Sindler

SD 11 Democratic candidate Gary Siplin says tax liens are contested, not a concern

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Democrat Gary Siplin, a former state senator seeking another shot at the Florida Senate in the Orlando-based District 11, dismissed more than $243,000 of federal tax liens as contested taxes that he expects will go away through federal appeals processes. “All I know is according to my accountant, everything is fine,” Siplin said about the liens, on file with the Orange County Comptroller. “Whatever taxes that we owe — we don’t believe we owe. we’re appealing them.” Siplin said he…

Keep Reading

Teachers union, voucher advocates square-off in Dem primary for SD 11

in Peter/Top Headlines by

The Florida Education Association has put another $25,000 into the political committee chaired by Orlando Democratic Rep. Randolph Bracy, who is running in a four-way primary for the newly redrawn Senate District 11. The “Floridians for Progress” political committee has brought in $55,000 in contributions from the teachers’ union, which accounts for nearly half of its contributions to date. Bracy is leading the pack in fundraising one week out from the primary election, with former Sen. Gary Siplin holding the…

Keep Reading

Go to Top