A state Board of Transportation member from Jacksonville steered roughly $375,000 in public money to road improvements adjacent to properties that he or a son co-owned at the time.
In 2004 and 2005, board member Louis W. Sewell Jr. recommended or voted for spending $200,000 in state money to improve a busy commercial intersection where he or his son, along with business partners, were selling two properties at more than $1 million each. He also asked a state senator to provide another $125,000 for the intersection improvements from a DOT discretionary fund.
Read the whole thing. There are plenty of details.