Posts Tagged ‘Gene Valentino’
Escambia Commissioner Gene Valentino has a problem. He can't get his stories straight, according to the PNJ. We know that he met with Cody Rawson of Roads, Inc in November 2009 in his commissioner office. If Valentino discussed the Maplewoods Drainage bid, then the commissioner may have [...]
The Florida Statutes state it is illegal for an elected official to solicit campaign contributions from his government office. PNJ reporter Jamie Page reports on his blog that Comm. Gene Valentino told him that he met with Cody Rawson in the commissioner's office to solicit campaign support from [...]
There are four hot topics being discussed around town: Malcolm Thomas and the Brownsville Middle School fiasco Consolidation - what will happen next? Victor Steen case - $10 million lawsuit and the coroner's inquest Escambia County Commission throwing out Maplewood bids In our small [...]
Commissioner Gene Valentino has submitted his campaign finance report for the fourth quarter of 2009. He loaned his campaign $1,000 and raised an additional $13,310 from 113 contributors. His bigger contributor is Julian MacQueen through his companies with $1,500 from Perdido Cove RV ($500), [...]
According to today's PNJ, Commissioner Gene Valentino will introduce a resolution at the BOCC's Jan. 7 meeting to cease funding the Arts Council of Northwest Florida and will instead support giving the allocation to a new all-volunteer group, Arts, Culture and Entertainment (ACE), which will be [...]
Karen Sindel has filed to run against Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino in 2010. Valentino now faces five opponents in the Republican primary, including former County Administrator George Touart, Andy Kowalski and Robert Kelley.
Yesterday, Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino filed to run again for his District 2 seat. The incumbent already has two opponents, Robert Kelley and Andy Kowalski, in the 2010 Republican primary. Former County Administrator George Touart is expected to file to also run as a Republican [...]
This morning Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino pleaded no contest this morning to a noncriminal violation of the state’s public records law. Actually it was his attorney, Ed Fleming that entered the written plea through his lawyer. He was fined $500.
Please look at pages of 20-22 of the emails that the State Attorney's Office found on Commissioner Gene Valentino's laptop. You will see where bingo casino developer Cy Keefer of Dallas, Texas drafted a letter for Valentino to sign and put on county letterhead that insinuates that Keefer is [...]
On August 17, Commissioner Valentino's issued this response to the State Attorney's reports on the Sunshine Law and public records investigations - read. Gene has chosen to emphasize certain words: BASELESS ALLEGATION -- FALSE. The State Attorney said his review determined that no [...]
During the State Attorney's investigation of Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino an additional 40 emails concerning the proposed bingo casino for Perdido Key were found. Some we already have seen, but there are still a few that should how hard the commissioner worked to bring gambling to [...]
I spoke with people in Gov. Charlie Crist's administration about who is on the short list to appointed U.S. senator now that Mel Martinez is stepping down. Surprisingly Crist will not appoint himself. No one would confirm who is on the list. The St. Pete Times lists former Gov. Bob Martinez, former [...]