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State must pay $810K in Sansom Case

A Leon County circuit judge has ordered the state to pay more than $800,000 in legal fees and interest charges in the defense of former…

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Weekly State Capital Roundup:

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The tickets to Associated Industries of Florida’s annual legislative session-eve party are pinned to the bulletin board….

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Trial begins over ex-Speaker Ray Sansom’s legal fees

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A trial began Thursday to determine whether former House Speaker Ray Sansom deserves to be reimbursed for…

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Sansom legal bills go before judge next year

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom’s bid to force the state to pay his legal fees from an aborted criminal case will go to trial next…

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Gaetz running hard

Caught up with Matt Gaetz, candidate for House District 4, during lunch today. The 27-year-old attorney has a Republican primary in four weeks, courtesy of…

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More troubles for GOP house speakers

The St. Pete Times is reporting the 2014 Florida House speaker designate, Chris Dorworth of Lake Mary, has severe financial troubles. His house is in…

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Sansom resigns

State Rep. Ray Sansom has resigned from his House District 4 seat, according to the Miami Herald. His attorney hand-delivered Sansom’s resignation letter to the…

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Did college force retirement of Sansom predecessor?

The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that former Northwest Florida State College president, Bob Richburg, may have nudged Jim Chitwood into early retirement so that…

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Judge “guts” Sansom, Richburg cases

Daily News reports that Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis issued a blanket order Monday addressing motions to dismiss criminal charges filed in April and May…

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