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Teresa Jacobs

An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty.
An Orange County Commissioner who won the 2010 election to be the next Orange County Mayor over fellow commissioner Bill Segal. She takes over for Mayor Rich Crotty. « Show less

Top Teresa Jacobs Articles

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  • Mayor Jacobs won’t speed up cash to Dr. Phillips Center

     
    In case, like me, you were enjoying the Easter weekend and not worrying about the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, here's a link to a story published in Saturday's Orlando Sentinel. My colleagues David Damron and Mark Schlueb write that Orange...
  • Two extra weeks to review DPAC bids doesn’t budge Jacobs

     
    For a moment, it might have seemed that there was a way to cool down the stand-off between Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs over finding extra funds to build a new performing arts center. Jacobs has concerns about how costs,...
  • Orange County employees will have United Arts workplace campaign

     
    Here's some good news from United Arts of Central Florida: The 7,000 workers employed by Orange County will find it easier to make a donation to the United Arts fundraising campaign, which supports so many of our local arts groups. County commissioner...
  • Yankees meeting went south

     
    Usually, meetings with editorials boards are held so visitors can explain their point of view on an issue or proposal and, in doing so, persuade. It didn't quite work out that way at this week's meeting with the person headingĀ an effort to build a stadium...
  • Will Teresa Jacobs play ball?

     
    Take me out to the ballgame? Or take me to the cleaners? It seems the New York Yankees are 50 percent partners in the group that wants to bring the Tampa Yankees to Orlando. They are a Class A team. The plan is to build a stadium next to the Orange County...
  • Steve Hogan: Orlando needs start date for Citrus Bowl renovations

     
    The Florida Classic will remain in Orlando through 2015, but beyond that nothing is secure...
  • Watermark publisher flips on Mayor Jacobs: ‘right kind of leader’

     
    Leading up to last year's Orange County mayoral election, Watermark publisher Tom Dyer endorsed Democrat Bill Segal, and dished out some harsh words for his opponent, Republican Teresa Jacobs. Gay rights issues had emerged in the race, and after talking...
  • Orange Comm. Edwards weighs in on office makeover

     
    Governments are strapped for cash, but new Orange County leaders recently spent about $52,000 on office makeovers after taking over their new posts, the Orlando Sentinel found. There were arguably no outrageous expenses that jumped out, as the member of a...
  • County upgrades unsettling

     
    Appearances matter in politics, and this just doesn't look good: four Orange County leaders spending more than $52,000 to spruce up their offices. Perhaps there's nothing lavish or posh about the makeovers, as Mayor Teresa Jacobs explained in the Sentinel...
  • Orange Comm. Edwards: ban simulated-gambling internet cafes

     
    A recent shooting death at an internet cafe where devices similar to casino-style slot machines were set up has prompted Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards to push for a ban on such gambling outlets. With large amounts of cash on hand and late...
  • Orange County rolls out post-huricane phone app resource

     
    Worried about hurricanes? Orange County government has an app for that. County Mayor Teresa Jacobs this week rolled out a mobile phone application for residents with an Apple iPhone or iPad, who also want emergency information and updates. Orange is...
  • Photos, Video: Scott wraps pill mill bill tour in Orlando

     
    In his third ceremony of the day, Governor Rick Scott signed house bill 7095, known as the ‘pill mill bill,' into law in Orlando, during a statewide fly-around that also included stops in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa. At the Orlando signing ceremony,...