A few nights ago de Valle caught State representative Frank Artiles with his pants down... in a manner of speaking.
TALLAHASSEE -- More than 170 days since Republican Rep. Frank Artiles was elected, he still hasn’t moved to the west Miami-Dade district he represents in the Florida House — a potential Constitutional violation that could cost him 5 months’ pay.Congratulations Elaine! We've been following your blog for a few months now and we like what we see. We know what you're feeling right now. It's always nice to see a story you've broken first end up in the pages of the local paper. Keep 'em coming
Wearing gym shorts and socks as he watched the Miami Heat basketball game, Artiles admitted to blogger Elaine de Valle that he didn’t live in his district, she wrote.
“I’m moving to West Kendall next week,” he told de Valle, a former Miami Herald reporter, according to a Tuesday posting on her Political Cortadito blog. When she pulled her video camera out to interview him, she wrote, he closed the door on her.