Tag: lee county

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 2, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott is asking for a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration for two Southwest Florida counties. Scott on Tuesday sent letters to the U.S. Small Business Administration seeking a physical disaster declaration for Lee and Sarasota counties. That declaration would make affected households and businesses in the community eligible for SBA […]

Phil AmmannOctober 5, 2015

Longtime Fort Myers business owner Tommy Doyle officially filed campaign paperwork today for his bid to become Lee County Supervisor of Elections. Born and raised in Lee County, Doyle’s company — Flint and Doyle Structural Movers — has been part of the local community for nearly 70 years. Incumbent Supervisor Sharon Harrington is seeking re-election, and four other candidates have […]

Gary FineoutDecember 30, 2014

A Florida judge on Tuesday tossed out a lawsuit aimed at blocking an expansion of the state’s main private school voucher program. Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis didn’t rule directly on the main points of the lawsuit. But instead he said that those who filed it didn’t legally show how the expansion would harm them. […]


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