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Sen. Fasano to discuss legislative highlights with Pasco homeowners

Sen. Fasano to discuss legislative highlights with Pasco homeowners

State Senator Mike Fasano will discuss the just-completed state legislative session in Tallahassee when he addresses the Pasco Alliance of Community Associations' monthly meeting beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. 

The public is invited to attend the PACA meeting. It begins at 7 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Community Center, located at 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. (US 41), three miles north of SR 54.

Senator Fasano of New Port Richey will discuss new legislation affecting homeowner groups and landowners, as well as budgetary priorities and policies that affect all Floridians. He will also focus on insurance legislation and measures to deal with "pill mills" that improperly dispense prescription medications. He will answer questions from PACA members and the public following his remarks.

Speak with your Pasco legislators over breakfast

Speak with your Pasco legislators over breakfast

A special chamber breakfast with members of the Pasco County legislative delegation will be held on Friday, May 20 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at  Fox Hollow Golf Club (10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity 34655).  The continental breakfast is $10 per person and is sponsored by Career Central.

All Pasco County legislators have been invited to attend this special breakfast, including:  State Sen. Mike Fasano, State Sen. Ronda Storms, State Sen. Jim Norman, State Rep. Rich Glorioso, State Rep. John Legg, State Rep. Peter Nehr, State Rep. Richard Corcoran, State Rep. Robert Schenck, and State Rep. Shawn Harrison.  

Chamber breakfast to showcase legislators

Chamber breakfast to showcase legislators

A special chamber breakfast with members of the Pasco County legislative delegation will be held on Friday, May 20 from 8:30 - 10 a.m. at  Fox Hollow Golf Club (10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity).  The continental breakfast is $10 per person and is sponsored by Career Central.

All Pasco County legislators have been invited to attend this special breakfast including:  State Sen. Mike Fasano, State Sen. Ronda Storms, State Sen. Jim Norman, State Rep. Rich Glorioso, State Rep. John Legg, State Rep. Peter Nehr, State Rep. Richard Corcoran, State Rep. Robert Schenck, and State Rep. Shawn Harrison.  Keynote speaker will be  State Rep. Will Weatherford.     

This breakfast meeting is hosted by the Governmental Affairs Committee of the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce.  The  purpose of this gathering is to provide an opportunity for all Chamber members --  and the general public -- to attend and learn more about the decisions made  during this most recent legislative session.

There's a new sheriff in town

There's a new sheriff in town

Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Maj. Chris Nocco to replace retiring Pasco County Sheriff Bob White, effective May 1, 2011.

White is retiring to spend more time with family, and Nocco will be filling in until at least January 7, 2013, when White's term will end and the winner of the 2012 election will take over.

Nocco, 35, of Odessa, is a major with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and previously served as chief of staff at Florida Highway Patrol.

Tell your police chief EXACTLY how you feel!

Tell your police chief EXACTLY how you feel!

New Port Richey, Florida -- Have you ever wanted to let your city leaders or police chief know exactly what you're thinking?

Sometimes it can be intimidating to go before the city council or even go to the Mayor's office in person.

What if you could have coffee with your leaders in a casual setting?

Well, you're in luck!

New Port Richey's mayoral qualifying ends Tuesday

New Port Richey's mayoral qualifying ends Tuesday

New Port Richey, FL -- Time is running out for those who wish to qualify to run for the New Port Richey mayor's office.


Officially, the qualifying for the mayoral elections is set to end on Tuesday


The deadline is noon.  

Does state pay too much to protect Governor Scott?

Does state pay too much to protect Governor Scott?

New Port Richey, FL -- With a $3.8 billion budget deficit, all state programs are going through an overhaul.


This includes Governor Rick Scott's security detail.


A bll which has already gone through the state Senate would slice the budget for the detail in half from the current $1.2 million cost. It includes 16 agents.


The State Department of Law Enforcement runs the detail.