Local Politics

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Flag Raising Ceremony to Promote Donate Life month next week

On Thursday, April 23rd, Orange County Tax Collector, Scott Randolph, is celebrating the 12th Annual National Donate Life month in partnership with TransLife. The Central Florida not-for-profit organization is dedicated to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation through education, while honoring all donors and their loved ones who have given the gift […]

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From Washington

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Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Orlando) was on the Democracy Now! Internet program this morning, where he inched a little closer towards a Senate run for the seat being after vacated by Marco Rubio’s announcement that he’s running for President. “I’m giving it a lot of attention” the firebrand Democrat said “the answer is probably yes, but […]

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State Politics

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Area’s (MSA) gained 50,200 new jobs over the year in March 2015, the highest number of new jobs among all Florida metro areas. The Orlando MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.1 percentage point over the year, from 6.2 percent in March 2014 to 5.1 percent […]

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Hillary supporters rally in Downtown Orlando

With her Presidential campaign less than a week old, Hillary Clinton supporters were in mid-election season form this evening in Downtown Orlando, rallying for the likely nominee for the Democratic party. The event was hosted by the Greater Orlando Team … Read Entire Article

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OIA to unveil “Hometown Heroes” displays

The Orlando International Airport as announced it will unveil a campaign that connects travelers with the “Hometown Heroes” who live, work and play in Central Florida. Airport displays will highlight welcoming messages that feature several notable … Read Entire Article

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Apopka rolls out new visioning program

The second biggest city in Orange County is inviting the community to envision the future of its fast-growing area of Central Florida. Apopka has announced a new visioning program that will allow it's residents to have input in all areas of the community, … Read Entire Article

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OCREC Chair Oliver calls for Ingoglia to resign

In email obtained by Floridapolitics.com, Orange County Republican Executive Committee Chairman Lew Oliver is calling for Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida and State Representative Blaise Ingoglia to resign, after a tense exchange on the House Floor … Read Entire Article