Monthly Archives: February 2011

Red light cameras

I am getting a lot of calls on this issue, so I thought it needed to be addressed, in spite of the fact that the city has already approved it. We’ve all seen some bozo racing through a light that … Continue reading

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No closure for Koppers’ neighbors

Last night the city commission voted 7-0 to accept the EPA’s cleanup plan for the Cabot Koppers Superfund toxic waste site. The commissioners thought that time was of the essence that the cleanup get started sooner rather than later, and … Continue reading

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Recent endorsements

I’d like to thank the Fraternal Order of Police (#67 Gator Lodge) and the North Central Chapter of the Florida Police Benevolent Association for their kind words and recognition. Both of these organizations acknowledged my commitment to putting core services … Continue reading

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Is Koppers getting the whitewash…again?

The Gainesville Sun reported that the EPA has issued its final cleanup plan for the Koppers Superfund site, and I doubt that the people in the Stephen Foster neighborhood will be happy. And none of us should be. The contaminated … Continue reading

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Are buses a priority?

At a recent candidate forum, Ozzy Angulo, who is running for the District 3 seat, said that for a single mother with no car, buses are a core service. That is true. And to an avid golfer, I guess Ironwood … Continue reading

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