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Gov. Scott appoints Tampa’s Martha Lanahan to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation

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Governor Rick Scott has appointed Martha Lanahan to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation. Lanahan, 52, of Tampa, is the executive vice president of Regions Bank. She succeeds Brian Katz and is appointed for a term beginning March 31, 2017, and ending November 13, 2020. This appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

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Burrito Boarder accused of defaulting on 2011 small-business loan

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Burrito Boarder, a St. Petersburg-based chain of “extreme” Tex-Mex restaurants, is being accused of defaulting on a 2011 small-business loan which the company’s founders personally guaranteed payment. In 2008, Lisa and Giorgio Bertrand opened the first Burrito Boarder restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg at 17 3rd St. North, which is still in operation. The eatery’s corporate owner was (at one time) listed as Burrito Boarder Group LLC, formed in 2008 by manager Lisa Marie Bertrand, but was dissolved by the…

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