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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is endorsing Congressman Ron DeSantis, R-Palm Coast, for governor.

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Story updated on 7/24 

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry presented a $1.2 billion budget to City Council Monday.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s annual budget address is set for Monday morning at City Hall downtown.

International Scam Bilks Mayor Lenny Curry’s Committee For $120,000

Jul 9, 2018
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One of Mayor Lenny Curry’s political committees squandered about $120,000 last year by falling victim to an elaborate phone scam that police detectives traced back to Nigeria, according to reports from a Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office investigation that included help from the Secret Service.

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Outgoing Edward Waters College President Nathaniel Glover is ending his eight-year tenure leading the historically black private college by celebrating campus upgrades and an expansion.

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A state appeals court Monday rejected a challenge to the half-cent pension tax that Jacksonville voters approved in 2016.

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At least nine months out from Jacksonville’s next mayoral election, the JAX Chamber’s political arm is throwing its considerable weight behind Mayor Lenny Curry’s bid for reelection.

Friday on First Coast Connect our weekly Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union reporter Andrew Pantazi, Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth, Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton and WJCT contributor and board member Charles Griggs (01:51).

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Principal Melanie Hammer, Executive Director of the Douglas Anderson Foundation Jackie Cornelius and former student Tanner Lane talked Saturday’s annual Extravaganza (38:49).

Author Amy Chua told us about her latest book, Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations (46:00).  

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Jacksonville Councilman John Crescimbeni wants to call for a straw ballot vote, asking voters if the city should sell public utility company JEA.

Crescimbeni unveiled his legislation Thursday at a public meeting.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Councilman Al Ferraro donned hardhats and helped fill potholes Wednesday in Ferraro’s Northside district.

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Following an investigation, city lawyers said the mayor’s chief of staff didn’t violate any laws, after a Jacksonville City Hall employee this week formally accused him of creating a hostile work environment.

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If public utility JEA were to be sold, it could net the city of Jacksonville as much as $6.4 billion, according to a final evaluation report released Wednesday.

The sale price was revealed during a contentious city council meeting.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is advising people to stay off the roads Wednesday, particularly during busy drive times.  He’s ordered the closure of all city government offices for non-essential employees Wednesday.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced Thursday that although the city hadn’t been responsible for collecting debris from state roads like San Jose Boulevard, that’s changing.

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Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said Tuesday, after a 3-year-old’s body was discovered in a park water tank Sunday, the city is investigating to see if there was any wrong-doing on it’s part.


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