Buy local? Not state House political candidates

They have both championed jobs and money to flow into their district in Pasco County, but are two politicians seeking a place in Tallahassee practicing what they're preaching? Nearly $200,000 was raised from both sides in the campaign to replace Will Weatherford in the Florida House. But in the end, the district both Danny Burgess and Beverly Ledbetter hoped to represent saw very little of that … [Read more...]

Starkey wins presidential award from counties association

Pasco County commissioner Kathryn Starkey was the local winner of the 2014 Florida Association of Counties Presidential Advocacy Award. Starkey received the award for her work with the FAC, especially as it launched its new federal advocacy program, according to a release. Starkey's interest and knowledge of flood insurance issues helped the association convey to Congress why flood insurance … [Read more...]