Tag: Garrett Richter
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Jim RosicaSeptember 28, 2018
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Former state Sen. Garrett Richter and retired State Attorney Willie Meggs were named to the state’s Commission on Ethics, the Governor’s Office announced Thursday night. Richter, 68, is President and Chief Executive Officer of First Florida Integrity Bank. The Naples Republican served two terms in the state Senate, 2008-16, rising to President pro tempore under […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 20, 2017
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Tampa Republican state Senator Dana Young will announce her legislation to ban fracking next week, her office said on Friday. During her successful campaign to win the Senate District 18 seat last fall, Young promised that she would introduce such a ban, after she was accused of actually supporting the controversial practice of extracting natural gas and oil during the […]

Jim RosicaAugust 18, 2016
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Todd Chase says his $24,000 in unpaid credit card bills shouldn’t factor into his qualifications to be a state utility regulator. “It’s taken care of, settled, and not an issue,” said Chase, one of three finalists for a spot on the Florida Public Service Commission. A government watchdog disagrees, saying it may reflect on “whether he is […]

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An outside group is attacking Kathleen Passidomo over her conservative credentials. The Tallahassee-based political committee, called “Conservatives,” has released a series of advertisements calling Passidomo a liberal. The ads, and a companion website, focus on two issues — the Second Amendment and abortion. “Kathleen Passidomo, just another politician who says she’s a conservative but votes […]


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