Articles in Category: 'Lee Constantine'

By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: October 4, 2010 4:05 AM
Republican Sen. Mike Haridopolos’ overhaul of the Florida Senate not only is saving money – it has also eliminated some longtime Democratic staff while ushering in more GOP-leaning employees.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida Public Service Commission Chairwoman Nancy Argenziano said she was “disappointed” by Gov. Charlie Crist’s method of replacing her and Commissioner Nathan Skop on the panel next year with Tampa lawyer Julie Brown and West Palm Beach city official Eduardo Balbis – though not with the actual choices themselves.
 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: September 22, 2010 4:05 AM
Despite lawmakers’ rejection of two earlier Public Service Commission nominees for lacking experience in the field, on Tuesday Gov. Charlie Crist continued a move to put outsiders on the panel, appointing West Palm Beach city official Eduardo Balbis and former city of Tampa attorney Julie Brown to the commission.
 
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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: April 15, 2010 12:48 AM

After roughly a month in legislative limbo, an attempt to have businesses report their recycling rates was drastically scaled back Wednesday.

Lawmakers on the Senate Community Affairs Committee unanimously voted to approve SB 570, Sen. Lee Constantine’s attempt to make the state recycle 75 percent of its solid waste by 2020.

“I really do think we can be the leader in recycling, and it will create jobs,” said the Altamonte Springs Republican.

 
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Posted: July 15, 2010 4:05 AM

Gov. Charlie Crist has appointed state Rep. Ronald Brise of North Miami and Jacksonville City Councilman Arthur Graham to join the Florida Public Service Commission.

 
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