Rick Scott signs DOT reform bill

Among the five bills signed Wednesday by Gov. Rick Scottis HB 865, an omnibus measure that reforms several areas in the Florida Department of Transportation.

LobbyTools reports that the bill, in part, mandates the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority to get DOT approval on contracts before receiving department money.

The department must also submit a report examining district boundaries and headquarters, as well as changes allowable weight for vehicles fueled by natural gas on interstate highways.

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Cooler than you think…

and he married Gilda Radner! George Edward “G. E.” Smith -born 01/27/52–is an American guitarist. He was the lead guitarist in the band Hall & Oates and the musical director of Saturday Night Live.

Highly entertaining interview here. (slyt)

Smith was lead guitarist of Bob Dylan’s touring band from June 7, 1988, to October 19, 1990. Smith also served as musical director of The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration for Bob Dylan at Madison Square Garden on October 16, 1992.

As a session player, Smith has performed and recorded with an exceptionally wide spectrum of influential artists.