Tag: 10th Judicial Circuit
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Jim RosicaJuly 18, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a new circuit judge in central Florida despite a candidate still suing to get the seat filled by election. Scott last week tapped David V. Ward of Sebring for the judgeship. Ward, 47, has been an assistant state attorney since 2001. He will replace Judge Olin W. Shinholser for the […]

Phil AmmannApril 20, 2015

A Lakeland hospice threatened with closing by the state, could be saved by a bill making its way through the Legislature. On Tuesday, Estero Republican Rep. Ray Rodrigues will introduce an amendment to HB 441, with legislative language to help Compassionate Care Hospice on Drane Field Road to continue serving terminally ill patients. This year, the […]

Phil AmmannMarch 27, 2015

Florida may be known for its warm weather, but lately a cold wind has been blowing from the state bureaucracy. A Lakeland hospice ordered to close over a “disputed clerical error” has lost its initial appeal for a hearing with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Last week, Compassionate Care Hospice on Drane Field Road filed a […]


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