Tag: Lisa Edgar

Staff ReportsAugust 7, 2017
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A case management conference has been set for Wednesday on criminal charges against Lisa Edgar, a former Public Service Commissioner and state parks director, who was arrested in Tallahassee after an alleged drunk-driving hit and run. In June, State Attorney Jack Campbell’s office filed an information, or formal criminal charges, against Edgar for the April 15 incident. Campbell […]

Staff ReportsJune 13, 2017
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Prosecutors are moving forward with a criminal case against Lisa Edgar, a former Public Service Commissioner and state parks director, who was arrested in Tallahassee after an alleged drunk-driving hit and run. Earlier this month, State Attorney Jack Campbell’s office filed an information, or formal criminal charges, against Edgar for the April 15 incident. Campbell is […]

Staff ReportsFebruary 27, 2017
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Lisa Edgar has resigned as director of the Florida Park Service after less than two months on the job, citing “an immediate family emergency.” Edgar notified Gary Clark, the Department of Environmental Protection’s deputy secretary for land and recreation, in an emailed note Thursday. “Gary. Thank you for the opportunity to work for you and the Florida Park Service. It […]

Jim RosicaDecember 20, 2016
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Lisa Edgar has helped regulate the state’s investor-owned utilities. Now, she’s going to oversee its parks. Edgar was named Director of the Florida Park Service, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Tuesday in a press release. She’ll start next month. “From my time at DEP and as a frequent visitor of our state parks, I’ve seen first-hand the […]

Jim RosicaJuly 28, 2016
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A state panel on Thursday picked eight applicants — including unsuccessful Insurance Commissioner contender Jeffrey S. Bragg — to be interviewed for a seat on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). The Public Service Commission Nominating Council will hold interviews Aug. 17, with the goal of selecting three finalists for Gov. Rick Scott‘s consideration. One person tapped by the council is Scott’s deputy policy coordinator. […]

Jim RosicaMay 5, 2016
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Those vying for an open seat on the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) range from seemingly unqualified to having decades of regulatory experience. One of the contenders is Gov. Rick Scott‘s current deputy policy coordinator. Another comes recommended by a current state senator and a former University of Florida president. The state’s Office of Legislative Services on Thursday released copies […]

Jim RosicaMay 4, 2016
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Their names are known but their qualifications are still in the dark. By the end of business Wednesday, the state’s Office of Legislative Services had not released copies of applications for an open seat on the Florida Public Service Commission. Applications were due by 5 p.m. Tuesday. The paperwork will go to the Public Service Commission Nominating Council, which “screen(s) […]

Jim RosicaMay 3, 2016
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Three terms is enough, Lisa Edgar said Tuesday. Edgar announced that she’s not seeking a fourth term on the Florida Public Service Commission, which regulates the state’s investor-owned utilities. She was paid $131,000 a year. The deadline to apply for her seat on the commission was 5 p.m. Tuesday. “For the past twelve years, I’ve been honored and humbled to […]


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