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Judge says Madeira Beach City Commission violated Sunshine Law with Housh Ghovaee appointment

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A circuit court judge ruled Tuesday that the Madeira Beach City Commission violated public records laws when it appointed Housh Ghovaee to an open seat. Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Jack Day said in his decision that the commission violated the Sunshine Law when it filled the vacancy and added that “the appointment of Housh Ghovaee as District 4 commissioner is void ab initio.” The decision leaves the city without a vice mayor, and comes one week before an election to…

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Quack, quack: Bill Foster hires Mallard Group

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Mayoral candidate Bill Foster confirmed on Saturday night that he will indeed retain The Mallard Group to assist his campaign. Foster has been coy about which consultant he would employ in this race, but he has relied on ‘The Pond’ before in his re-election efforts to the St. Petersburg City Council. Although The Mallard Group has been relatively quiet lately, especially after a series of high-profile losses and a lawsuit was filed against the firm by Judge Jack Day, TMG…

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Jack Day to run for Circuit Judge

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Prominent lawyer Jack Day is contacting supporters to let him know that he intends to run for the new Circuit Judge seat created by the Legislature. Day had originally said he would run for County Judge, but changed his mind probably because a woman has filed in both of the newly created County Judgeships; women have won 17 of the last 19 competitive judicial races.

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