C.T. Bowen, Pasco County Reporter

C.T. Bowen

Pasco County Reporter

I landed in Pasco County more than 30 years ago from upstate New York and never left. I joined the Times in 1998 after 11 years at the Tampa Tribune and, over the past three decades, I've authored, stories, columns and editorials about the people, places and politics of this county. My wife, Mary Beth, and I live in Land O' Lakes and are parents of two grown sons.

Port Richey lives on: Legislators retreat from bid to dissolve the city

Rep. Amber Mariano’s bill requiring a public referendum on the city’s future is tabled until a legislative audit is conducted.

Rep. Amber Mariano committed no crime in filing report against Port Richey, state says

State Rep. Amber Mariano, R-Hudson. Courtesy of Amber Mariano
Port Richey officials accused the Hudson Republican of filing a false police report. She said the city’s complaint is "absolute nonsense.''

Did Port Richey turn a corner just to get mugged by legislator?

State Rep. Amber Mariano, R-Hudson, and Port Richey City Manager Vince Lupo Times
The showdown between state Rep. Amber Mariano and Port Richey residents is headed to the annual Pasco delegation hearing | C.T. Bowen

Pasco plans to back office building with $2.9 million incentive

A rendering, by Rob Harley of HTG Architects, of one of the proposed Class A office buildings to be developed by Colwell Avenue Properties along State Road 54 in Lutz. Colwell Avenue Properties
It will be the third time Pasco County has helped finance Class A office space since 2017

Port Richey dissolution is power grab by Rep. Amber Mariano’s father, city alleges

State Rep. Amber Mariano, R-Hudson, and Port Richey City Manager Vince Lupo Times
Port Richey contends Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano is behind effort to disband city.