Tag: Cary Pigman
Kathy Castor, Frederica Wilson and Lois Frankel are asking Florida to stop dragging its feet on chool cash.

Jim RosicaMarch 28, 2017
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State Rep. Cary Pigman did not misuse his official position to retaliate against a school principal in his district, an administrative law judge ruled this week. In a 22-page order, Judge June C. McKinney recommended that the Florida Commission on Ethics dismiss its case against the Avon Park Republican, first elected in 2012. He still faces a DUI […]

Staff ReportsMarch 24, 2017
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State Rep. Cary Pigman faces a misdemeanor drunk-driving charge in St. Lucie County after a traffic stop late Thursday, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The FHP charged the Avon Park Republican as he was driving on Florida’s Turnpike. Pigman, first elected in 2012, is an emergency medicine physician and U.S. Army Reserve doctor who […]

Phil AmmannMarch 23, 2017
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Florida’s “Eyeball Wars” between ophthalmologists and optometrists could soon be spilling onto the House floor. On Monday, Speaker Richard Corcoran removed HB 1037 — a controversial bill to allow optometrists to perform surgery, among other things — off the agenda of the House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee. A representative for Corcoran told POLITICO Florida that […]

Staff ReportsMarch 7, 2017
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With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. On: House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee has brought on budget analyst Bryan Mielke, formerly a legislative assistant for Sebring Republican Rep. Cary Pigman. On: Brandon Miller is replacing Mielke as Pigman’s legislative assistant. […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 14, 2016
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State Rep. Cary Pigman was slammed by the state’s ethics board Wednesday after accusations of an extramarital affair, “obscene gestures” and other intimidation. The Florida Commission on Ethics found probable cause to believe that Pigman “link(ed) his efforts to obtain legislative funding for the School District to retaliate or attempt to retaliate against an employee” of the […]


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