Last week, local tourism officials pitched Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer on new expenditures using local Tourist Development Taxes. Leaders from the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association, as well as Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, recommended many new proposals on… [read more]
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The spending of public tax dollars by Orlando City Commissioners was under scrutiny again as WFTV Channel 9 News investigated credit card spending on food, events and travel. The controversial spending has been going on for years, even irking some on the City Council to call out their fellow Commissioners… [read more]
Community leader Lawanna Gelzer is turning up the heat on incumbent Orlando Commissioner Sam Ings ahead of the upcoming municipal election. Gelzer, who is challenging Ings in the District 6 race, slammed Ings for his excessive spending and raised questions about whether the longtime city commissioner uses public tax dollars… [read more]
There’s been a lot of talk around town about the way some Orlando City Commissioners are spending public tax dollars as their own personal slush fund, despite the fact the City Council raised property taxes and cut public services to address an ongoing budget crisis. The matter is becoming a… [read more]
Despite Orlando City Hall’s ongoing budget and spending problems, it appears Mayor Buddy Dyer is getting ready to reward City Commissioners by increasing their controversial district operating budgets to $125,000/year, up from around $90,000 this year. City Commissioners Sam Ings and Regina Hill were the two worst offenders in terms of… [read more]
Another great hard-hitting video against the City of Orlando’s reckless spending thanks to Mayor Buddy Dyer and his big spending and over-development projects.
But why now and what about Parramore? Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer continues to spend taxpayer money. His current trend is to buy homes around the city and demolish them for future new development and the latest target is a row of historic houses on downtown property to expand Lake Eola Park.… [read more]