Tag: resignation

Scott PowersSeptember 5, 2018
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The Orange County Republican Executive Committee called Wednesday for Kathy Gibson to resign as the county’s state committeewoman to the Republican Party of Florida. The Republican panel made that decision Wednesday afternoon shortly after Republican congressional candidates Wayne Liebnitzky and Mike Miller made similar demands, joining gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis in calling for Gibson to step aside. […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2018
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Under clouds raised by a lawsuit charging that he ran a veterans’ charity fraud, Orange County Republican State Committeeman Paul Paulson has resigned that post. Orange County Republican Executive Committee officials confirmed Thursday that Paulson has resigned, and the party will be filling his position late this summer. “This resolution allows everyone to move on […]

Ryan NicolJune 8, 2018
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Jeff Porter, the three-term mayor of Homestead, is stepping down from his post effective early next year after submitting a resignation letter last night. That’s according to a report from the Miami Herald. Porter declared his intention to run for Florida Agriculture Commissioner back in January. State law requires candidates to resign before running for […]

Scott PowersJune 6, 2018
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Lew Oliver, the face, voice, and chair of the Orange County Republican Party for the entire 21st century, is resigning The 58-year-old lawyer and businessman wants to focus more time on his practice and his title business, Oliver said in a resignation email sent late Tuesday to the Orange County Republican Executive Committee. He has chaired […]

Jim RosicaMay 2, 2018
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Senate President Joe Negron tendered his resignation from elected office to Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday, to be effective Nov. 6, “the same day his term as Senate President ends.” Despite his current and final term not ending till 2020, Negron had telegraphed his decision his recent months in ‘exit interviews’ he gave to state […]

Ana CeballosJanuary 27, 2018
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Friday it’s now conducting an “active” criminal investigation into former Sen. Jack Latvala‘s sexual misconduct. “Regarding Senator Latvala, FDLE’s Office of Executive Investigations is now conducting an active investigation,” the state agency’s spokeswoman Jessica Cary said. Cary said she could not provide additional details on the investigation. The […]

Scott PowersDecember 20, 2017
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With Republican agriculture commissioner candidate and state Sen. Denise Grimsley‘s decision Wednesday to give to charity the money her political committees received from Jack Latvala, numerous others may also be pondering what to do with the millions of dollars he has donated from his committees. Latvala, who resigned Wednesday afternoon after damning reports emerged from investigations […]


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