Tag: Consolidation

Danny McAuliffeMarch 5, 2018

The three independent campuses affiliated with the University of South Florida network could soon be consolidated under one accreditation. The House passed a bill Monday afternoon that, if signed into law, would require two smaller auxiliary campuses, USF St. Petersburg and USF Manatee/Sarasota, to become part of the main USF Tampa campus by July 1, 2020. The […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 27, 2018

Ever since legislation calling for consolidating the University of South Florida System was unveiled in mid-January, officials from the St. Petersburg community have raised serious objections. The bill, sponsored by Estero Republican Ray Rodrigues (HB 423), would make USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee operate separately from the main campus in Tampa under its own accreditation. […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 27, 2018

Not for the first time in recent months, Jacksonville City Council members again discussed septic tank woes in the Northwest Quadrant. This time, however, a potential legislative remedy is in play. Budget hearings in August saw multiple members, including Council members Katrina Brown and Reggie Brown, lament the slow pace of septic phaseout. $6 million a year […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 4, 2015

In some ways, northwest Jacksonville Councilman Reggie Brown is the most interesting member of the Jacksonville City Council right now. For one thing, talk that he might run for a State House seat (the gossip says HD 14, where the only competition at the moment is Leslie Scott Jean-Bart) persist. Brown, for his part, isn’t saying that […]


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