Tag: Levy County

News Service Of FloridaOctober 25, 2017

State regulators Wednesday approved a wide-ranging settlement agreement that ends the possibility Duke Energy Florida will build a nuclear-power plant in Levy County and helps nail down base electric rates through 2021. The Florida Public Service Commission unanimously approved the deal, which Duke reached after months of negotiations with representatives of consumers and businesses and […]

Diane RobertsMay 18, 2016

Gwen Graham has decided not to run for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. You can’t blame her: the redrawn map yanks the progressive heart out of Florida’s Second District, dividing — and diluting — Tallahassee. State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda made rightist noises about guns and Donald Trump earlier this spring, sounding as though […]

Phil AmmannJune 22, 2015

Ocala Republican state Rep. Dennis Baxley announced the endorsement of Levy County Superintendent Robert Hastings in the Senate District 5 race. Baxley, the representative from House District 23, which covers much of Marion County, is known as the “Father of Stand Your Ground” for his support of the state’s controversial self-defense law. The staunch conservative is running for […]

Bruce RitchieMarch 16, 2015

A House subcommittee unanimously voted to file a Public Service Commission committee bill after rejecting a series of amendments that included repealing a charge allowed for proposed new nuclear plants. The proposed committee bill, EUS 15-01, establishes term limits for commissioners, requires a person who lobbies the PSC Nominating Council to register as a lobbyist, […]


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