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Florida

Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness Appears to Violate Residency Law

Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness appears to be thumbing his nose at residency laws regarding Broward County Commissioners. Strong evidence indicates Holness lives outside the district he represents, though Article II, Section 2.01 A(3) of the Broward County Charter clearly states each commissioner “must be a resident of the particular district upon election.” Last November, Holness won […]

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Florida

Property Appraiser Says Rep. Perry Thurston Violated Law, Removes Property Tax Exemption

The Broward County Property Appraiser revoked Florida House Minority Leader Perry E. Thurston, Jr.’s homestead exemption after Media Trackers Florida reported Thurston claims to be living outside his family home in order to fulfill the Florida Constitution’s residency requirements for state legislators. The Florida Constitution requires state legislators to live in the district they represent. Broward […]

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Florida

Florida State Rep. Hazelle Rogers Flaunts Constitution's Residency Requirements

Florida Rep. Hazelle P. Rogers (D-Lauderdale Lakes) appears to be flaunting the Florida Constitution’s residency requirements for state legislators. Rogers owns a large home with her husband outside the House District she represents, but claims she is living  in a small, older condominium within her district. The Florida Constitution requires state legislators to live in […]