Tag: Bill Hager
David Shoar. Screenshot from The Truth Matters TV ad aired on June 12.

Peter SchorschJanuary 9, 2018

Democrat Tina Polsky is entering the increasingly competitive race to succeed outgoing state Rep. Bill Hager in Palm Beach County’s House District 89. Polsky is a mediator specializing in commercial litigation, employment law and elder care issues. She joins two other Democrats and two Republicans in the battle to replace the term-limited Hager, whose district hugs […]

Drew WilsonNovember 22, 2017

A second Republican has filed to succeed term-limited Rep. Bill Hager in the Palm Beach County-based House District 89. Mike Caruso, an accountant, opened his campaign account Nov. 16 and announced his bid with a Wednesday news release. “I am excited to give back to the community that has, so often, given much to me […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 15, 2017

The Legislature’s chief economist has told lawmakers that next year’s relatively tiny budget surplus will be erased because of costs from Hurricane Irma. Amy Baker, director of the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, presented a working version of the state’s long-range financial outlook to the Joint Legislative Budget Commission on Friday. She explained that extra costs to […]

Staff ReportsJuly 4, 2017

A compilation of Independence Day messages from Florida’s elected officials and politicians: Attorney General Pam Bondi: “Two hundred and forty-one years ago, our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence to ensure our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Since that historic day, generations of military men and women have sacrificed everything […]

Associated PressApril 27, 2017

A crackdown on sober home corruption took a big step forward on Wednesday after House members unanimously voted to pass a bill strengthening the state’s role in prosecuting criminal and regulatory violations. Rep. Bill Hager, a Republican from Boca Raton who is sponsoring the measure (HB 807), hopes this is the next step toward stopping […]

Mitch PerryMarch 21, 2017

At a presentation about circuit court judicial caseloads Tuesday, House Appropriations Committee Chair Carlos Trujillo asked why judges have an issue with moving to a paperless system. Speaking to the committee, Robert E. Roundtree Jr., an 8th Judicial Circuit Court judge and former chief judge, said circuit courts in Florida are electronically filing cases: “There are no […]


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