Tag: Greg Evers

Staff ReportsAugust 28, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott has ordered flags at half-staff to commemorate the passing of former state Sen. Greg Evers. Evers, 62, a strawberry farmer and Republican who represented Senate District 2 from 2010-16, died last week in a one-car accident near his home in unincorporated Baker, Okaloosa County. He previously served in the House 2000-10. “As a […]

Staff ReportsAugust 24, 2017
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5min173
Senate President Joe Negron on Thursday evening announced funeral information for former state Sen. Greg Evers, who was killed in a single-car accident Monday. Visitation will be next Monday, 5-7 p.m. CST, at the First Baptist Church of Milton, 6797 Caroline St. in Milton, Evers’ home town. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at […]

Jim RosicaAugust 9, 2017
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Former lawmakers Greg Evers, Rich Glorioso, and Ritch Workman and current Rep. Tom Goodson have been selected to be interviewed to replace Jimmy Patronis on the Florida Public Service Commission. Another noteworthy applicant, former state Comptroller and retired Marine general Bob Milligan, was shut out of the process, receiving no votes from the Public Service Commission […]

Jim RosicaJuly 31, 2017
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As of last Friday’s deadline, three more former lawmakers applied for the now-empty seat on the Public Service Commission vacated when Jimmy Patronis stepped down to become the state’s new CFO. Applying for the seat were former state Sen. Greg Evers, a Baker (Okaloosa County) Republican; former state Rep. Dave Murzin, a Pensacola Republican; and former state Rep. Ritch […]

Phil AmmannOctober 11, 2016
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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. Off: Mary Kassabaum is no longer legislative assistant for Trilby Republican state Sen. Wilton Simpson. Off: Caroline Crow is no longer district secretary for Rockledge Republican state Sen. Thad Altman. On: Matthew Hunter is returning as legislative assistant for Fort […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 26, 2016
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The state’s Department of Corrections and Bridges of America, an Orlando-based nonprofit, are once more warring over transitional programs for the state’s inmates. On Monday morning, Bridges representatives and supporters say they will rally at the organization’s Orlando Transition Center “to respond to (DOC’s) plans to shut the center down,” the group said. Lori Constantino-Brown, president […]


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