Tag: Renovations
Bullet hole found in Rep. Spencer Roach's office. Image via Spencer Roach.

Jim RosicaOctober 18, 2016
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The Florida Senate’s chamber renovations should be done by early-to-mid November. Senate spokeswoman Katie Betta tweeted back on Oct. 5: “Chamber Reno Update — About one month to left to go.” She posted photos showing the chamber with redone walls, new desks, and new carpet going down. As planned, the nearly 40-year-old mural that greeted visitors to the […]

Jim RosicaJuly 27, 2016
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The Florida Senate’s renovations are on track, spokeswoman Katie Betta told FloridaPolitics.com Wednesday. “Construction is right on schedule,” she said. “We expect the dome to be completed by early next week.” Workers dismantled the chamber’s ceiling and put up scaffolding to install a new dome, modeled after one in the Old Capitol. Outgoing Senate President Andy Gardiner pulled […]

Jim RosicaMarch 30, 2016
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Long overdue renovations in the state’s Senate chamber are under way. Most of it has been gutted in preparation for a fresh look.  FloridaPolitics.com reported last month that the Senate would finally jettison its 1970s look, unchanged since the Capitol first opened, with a nearly $5 million renovation this year. The very day after the Legislature adjourned this […]

Associated PressDecember 21, 2015
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More than 38 million passengers passed through Orlando International Airport in the past year, making it the busiest year ever for the airport. Airport officials said Thursday that 33 million domestic passengers and 5 million international passengers passed through the airport from October 2014 to October 2015. Domestic traffic was up 6 percent and international […]


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