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  • 4 key questions for chamber/partnership folks

     
    In Friday's column, I suggested that folks connected to the Orlando chamber spend less time the dodging questions about what they're doing with public money — and more time answering them. I outline a couple of general questions they needed to...
  • In O-town vs. chalk guy, the city looks desperate … and gets accused of ‘judge shopping.’ Read the order for yourself.

     
    UPDATE 3/9/12: A magistrate cleared the city of the ‘judge-shopping' charge on Thursday — and set the trial on the larger issue of the law for March 29. You can read the Sentinel's story here. I've said since day 1 that Orlando messed up...
  • Rick Scott gears up for re-election

     
    Lest you had any doubts, the topic on the mind of many Florida politicians in 2012 is 2014. The Associated Press explained as much in a weekend story on Rick Scott gearing up for re-election – and Democrats gearing up to challenge him. “The...
  • In Dyer, Jacobs, Citrus Bowl, Dyer proves why he’s king

     
    All hail Buddy Dyer. You have to give the Orlando mayor credit. No matter what you think of his policies or goals, the man gets things done. And that was proven once again yesterday in the Citrus summit between he and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. (&...
  • As tax receipts rise, Haynie trumpets convention center

     
    Orange County hotel-tax collections rose 5 percent in April, continuing a long-running climb. The tax on nightly hotel room rentals — considered an important barometer of Orlando’s tourism industry — generated $16.9 million for the...
  • Orlando needs to whip itself into national championship shape

     
    Orlando needs to whip themselves into national championship shape...
  • CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK: Orlando mayor candidates want your help

     
    With Orlando’s election one month away, campaigning is in full swing – and the candidates want you to get involved. All four candidates for Orlando mayor will be hitting neighborhoods this weekend, going door to door talking to voters and...
  • Nan Rich says she plans to run against Rick Scott in 2014

     
    By Anthony Man, South Florida Sun-Sentinel State Sen. Nan Rich, D-Weston,  hoping to make Rick Scott a one-term governor, plans to seek the state's top job in 2014. Rich said in a telephone interview Wednesday that she's formulating a strategic and...
  • The difference between Teresa and Buddy

     
    Do you remember when Teresa Jacobs toyed with the idea of making her trusted advisor Kevin Shaughnessy the county attorney? Folks went ballistic. And for good reason. There are inherent conflicts of interest if an attorney tries to both work for the...
  • Orlando’s Bike to Work Day: May 25

     
    Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and the ride with Mayor Buddy Dyer starts at 8 a.m. at Dartmouth Park, 822 Dartmouth St., and ends at Orlando City Hall. Click here for details....
  • Orange County should make domestic partnership registry countywide

     
    This week Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Orlando City Commission unanimously approved Central Florida’s first domestic partnership registry. By enacting this ordinance, Orlando joins the ranks of leading communities like Miami-Dade, Broward,...
  • The 25 Most Powerful – the rules, the panelists and OTHERS making powerful impacts

     
    Friday's paper begins unveiling this year's ranking of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida.” My goal each year is to help pull the curtains back on who makes things happen in this town — for better and worse. As most of you...