Tampa Bay Times 

Pinellas County budget focuses investing in roads, bridges and infrastructure  

Pinellas County Administrator Barry Burton describes a twofold effort for the 2023 budget: address pressing needs on everything from infrastructure to personnel while keeping property taxes low. 


Sun Port Charlotte 

Constance eyes fourth term on County Commission  

PUNTA GORDA — Current Charlotte County Commissioner Christopher Constance is seeking a fourth term on the board. 


Bay News 9  

Orange County renters gather to call for a rent hike cap  

Around three dozen Orange County residents gathered Thursday for a town hall to voice their thoughts on the need for a rent hike cap. 


WJCT News  

Mayor Curry unveils proposal for $1.55 billion budget and lower tax rate  

Mayor Lenny Curry’s final budget proposal is here, a $1.55 billion plan that is up 10% from last year and continues priorities featured in the administration’s past budgets, with the lion’s share going toward public safety. 



Dixie County commissioners are one step closer to hiring a new county attorney 

CROSS CITY, Fla. (WCJB) – It’s time for Dixie County to hire its new county attorney. Dixie County commissioners held a meeting to interview the applicants for the available county attorney position. 



Santa Rosa County residents contemplate if bear-proofing their trash cans is worth it  

NAVARRE, Fla. — Videos of bears helping themselves to your garbage have spread across the internet. 


First Coast News 

Clay County still working to bring back curbside recycling  

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — It’s been almost a year since the suspension of the curbside collection of recyclables in Clay County. 


Tampa Bay Times 

Pasco commissioners set project list for sales tax renewal  

DADE CITY — Promises Made. Promises Kept. That’s what the website touting the need for another renewal of Pasco’s Penny for Pasco sales tax announces. 


Click Orlando 

Marion County looks to eliminate litter with new ordinance. Here are the details  

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Marion County commissioners enacted a new ordinance in hopes of reducing litter in the area. 


Bradenton Herald 

FEMA report: Flood insurance hikes will drive 1M from market 



My Panhandle 

Sliding rent rate scale for new Bay Co. affordable housing  

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — Bay County housing officials answered some questions and concerns residents have about the new public housing developments. 



ABC7 News 

Citrus greening devastates Florida’s orange crops 

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Citrus greening is devastating the orange production industry and orange growers are feeling the pain. 



Orlando Sentinel  

Seminole commissioners to set property tax rate as home values soar  

Seminole commissioners on Tuesday will consider the county’s property tax rate for next fiscal year as home values have soared to record levels in recent months.