Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Posted: May 11, 2013 4:21 PM
Even as they called for fiscal restraint in 2012, lawmakers spent more on travel than in the previous two years, visiting 90 countries and every continent except Antarctica, a Herald-Tribune investigation found.
Hedge fund operators are targeting homes to acquire in some parts of Florida, but not everyone sees that as a trend in Collier County. Experts offer their opinions on hedge fund acquisitions and how they affect the market.
A phone call between Commissioner Georgia Hiller and Public Safety Authority Chairan Reg Buxton is raising ethics questions among some of their colleagues, who question whether Hiller was trying to influence the board.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott can use his veto pen to wipe out individual spending items in the budget. Scott already has warned legislators that he expects them to justify the millions they put in the budget for hometown projects.