Tag: Frank Kruppenbacher
Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

Scott PowersNovember 29, 2018
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Two former officials in the office of Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh have filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against him alleging that he manipulated finances, reports and audits to cover up unethical and illegal activities, led a hostile work environment that included sexual and racial harassment, and then terminated them in retaliation for earlier, […]

Scott PowersOctober 29, 2018
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Yet again, a 21st-century business model is clashing with how business always has been done — creating a running battle at Orlando International Airport and other airports where authorities are trying to stop emerging car-sharing operations from acting, in the airports’ views, as unpermitted, unregulated rental-car companies. Specifically, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority and Turo, […]

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2018
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2min514
Orlando lawyer and Florida Republican stalwart Frank Kruppenbacher has left the Florida Virtual School after serving as its general counsel for 18 years. Kruppenbacher submitted his resignation at Sunday’s board meeting and the board accepted it, a school spokesman said Tuesday. “It’s been 18 years. I just didn’t want to do it anymore. It was […]

Danny McAuliffeApril 16, 2018
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The ‘revolving door’ of elected officials and lobbyists could soon get jammed. A proposed constitutional amendment that would mandate a six-year lobbying ban on all elected officeholders, agency heads and judges cleared the Florida Constitution Revision Commission in a 30-4 vote on Monday. If approved by 60 percent of voters in November, public officers will […]

Scott PowersFebruary 21, 2018
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9min411
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board of Directors voted Wednesday to tell the federal Transportation Security Administration that if it does not start pleasing Orlando International Airport officials more the airport will seek to replace federal screeners with a private company. The board essentially is telling the federal agency that Orlando International Airport leaders are […]

Scott PowersDecember 22, 2017
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5min411
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is reassigning 10 border patrol agents away from the Orlando International Airport to the Mexican border for the next six months, a move that led airport officials and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy to protest Friday that the already overwhelmed airport security will be seriously compromised. CPB informed Orlando airport […]

Jim RosicaDecember 13, 2017
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6min234
A proposal to repeal Florida’s system of public financing for statewide campaigns won’t make it into the state constitution, at least for now. Frank Kruppenbacher, the proposed amendment’s sponsor, withdrew it from consideration at Wednesday’s meeting of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission’s Ethics and Election committee. That was after representatives of progressive groups, including the […]


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