Tag: Lake O

Peter SchorschNovember 3, 2018
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44min175
Financially, Florida is equipped to weather the financial losses incurred by Hurricane Michael. That’s according to Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, who this week cited a recent analysis of the state’s financial resiliency from credit reporting agency Moody’s Investment Service. “The news from Moody’s Investors Service that Florida will not only weather Hurricane Michael, but […]

Peter SchorschOctober 27, 2018
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42min264
They’re inexpensive, quick and ideal for short-distance trips — and they could be coming to a Florida city near you. Dockless scooters are the latest disruptions to the continually evolving transportation industry. But the two-wheeled rides — provided by companies like Bird and Lime — aren’t yet ready for a prime-time fight in the Legislature. […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 19, 2018
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5min150
On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations committee heard a presentation from South Florida Water Management District Executive Director Ernie Marks on the status report of the reservoir project authorized by Senate Bill 10. Following the presentation, Appropriations Chair and Senate Bill 10 sponsor Rob Bradley expressed confidence in the district’s plans. But following the meeting, Senate […]

Drew WilsonOctober 30, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that he will ask lawmakers to include $50 million to fast-track repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee in the 2018-19 state budget. In a Monday press release Scott thanked President Donald Trump for his “commitment to accelerating critical repairs” to the dike but said Trump green-lighting a […]


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