Lake Ray kept his legislative office for years in a building he owned

Former Rep. Lake Ray wants to return to the House. But now questions arise whether he personally profited off his last stint in Tallahassee.

Property records show Ray, a Jacksonville Republican, owned an office building in Hickman Place where his district office was located from 2011 to 2016.

Expense reports from the time show the move cost the taxpayers. Ray’s office paid a rent of $5,756 a quarter in order to use the office space.

Ray served in the House from 2008 to 2016. During his first two terms, his regional office was located on Regency Square. That three-story office building

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