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Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority

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  • Governor vows to 'keep an eye' on appointee

     Governor vows to 'keep an eye' on appointee
    Sunday's column revealed that Gov. Rick Scott's new appointment to the beleaguered Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority has multiple conflicts of interest with the agency he now oversees. Specifically, engineer Scott Batterson has private...
  • State: Rehear toll-tickets case

    The Florida Department of Transportation said a judge far exceeded his authority when he threw out thousands of traffic tickets and asked him Friday to take back his ruling. Circuit Judge John Galluzzo struck a blow for drivers with malfunctioning toll...
  • Judge tosses thousands of citations, fumes at toll 'injustice'

    Judge tosses thousands of citations, fumes at toll 'injustice'
    An irate judge wiped the books Tuesday of several thousand citations handed out to drivers accused of skipping tolls because their dashboard transponders malfunctioned. Circuit Judge John Galluzzo accused the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority...
  • Toll offenders might get a break

    Drivers who inadvertently miss paying a toll or two could face a more lenient punishment under a plan being discussed by regional and state road officials. Many of the details remain in flux, but the biggest change being contemplated is to do away with...
  • Life after layoffs: Labor Day is no reward for weary job hunters

    Life after layoffs: Labor Day is no reward for weary job hunters
    Florida was built by guys like Victor Rivera. Guys who start work while the sun's still low and the grass is heavy with dew. Guys who buy coffee at 7-Eleven and shower at the end of their day, not the beginning. Rivera did work like that for 15 years,...
  • Mel Martinez leaves legacy of a quitter

    My daughter was practicing her violin last week and getting frustrated. Her bow was wobbling off the A string, occasionally scratching the high-pitched E. And "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" was a bit flat. She sounded exactly like what she is —...
  • A couple of hugs brighten sluggish week

    We're slug-heavy in this round of hugs and slugs, thanks to bad behavior from a Democratic member of Congress and continued bad behavior from the perennial slug-seekers at the blood centers and the expressway authority. But we've managed to find some...
  • Do records tie Orlando-Orange expressway authority director to political fundraising at agency?

    Newly obtained Orange County grand-jury records detail a sophisticated political-fundraising operation run out of Central Florida's toll-road authority and appear to place the agency's director in the middle of it — an allegation he flatly denies....
  • The good, the bad and the idiotic of 2009

    Before we dive into 2010, I thought we could take a few minutes to look back at some of the best — and worst — topics we covered in "Taking Names" during 2009. We witnessed some spectacular flubs, exposed some major hypocrites and covered all...
  • Could you become the next toll victim? Keep files current and you'll be fine, road agencies say.

    We're not out to get you. That's the message the area's toll-road agencies are hoping to get out to drivers after being publicly scolded for putting one motorist through the ringer over unpaid tolls. The two agencies are launching public-education...
  • Jacobs has sights on Lynx, X-way

    Jacobs has sights on Lynx, X-way
    Teresa Jacobs went from neighborhood activist to Orange County commissioner who for eight years in office took on developers and powerful politicians. Now Jacobs wants Orange County voters to put her atop the establishment that she constantly challenged,...
  • Expressway-authority board needs to get real -- fast

    Today, we'll see whether leaders at the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority are interested in cleaning up their own mess and restoring their credibility. So far, this beleaguered agency has lumbered from one scandalous revelation to another,...