Articles in Category: 'Department of Management Services'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 7, 2014 3:00 PM
 

The group of mostly young people who occupied the Capitol for 31 days and 30 nights, from July 16 to Aug. 15, were well-behaved and respectful of public property.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: January 28, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Deeper budget cuts may be needed to satisfy Wall Street, a top senator said Thursday, as a decade of heavy borrowing is forcing a call for higher budget reserves, which now loom as a driver of lawmakers’ spending decisions.

 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: January 22, 2011 3:55 AM

Gov. Rick Scott appointed former CIGNA executive Jack Miles to take over the Department of Management Services, an agency frequently criticized for sloppy management of the state’s property and contracts.

 
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: January 13, 2011 3:55 AM

The chairman of the Senate budget committee that pays for the courts flayed two Florida appellate judges Wednesday for their role in constructing a new 1st District Court of Appeal building critics have dubbed the "Taj Mahal" for its perceived grandeur while other courts struggle under budget constraints.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Two bills that were originally part of 10 measures slated for a veto override vote during a special session Tuesday have been dropped from the agenda.
 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 9, 2010 4:25 PM
 
Gov. Charlie Crist said he isn't quite ready to hand Florida's reins over to his successor. Nevertheless, he and Gov.-elect Rick Scott engaged in their first conversation Tuesday in an effort to smooth the transition between the two administrations.
 
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