Local Politics

Orange County Composting Initiative

Edwards pushing for Outdoor Composting in Orange County

Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards, recently sent a letter to Mayor Teresa Jacobs requesting that the county study the possibility of implementing an outdoor composting program, similar to the operation the City of Orlando successfully launched (story HERE). The program consists of making low cost backyard composters available to residents. The plastic bins can be […]

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From Washington

Rubio and Yoho will introduce legislation to cut down on identity theft

With Tax Day approaching, Senator Marco Rubio, and Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Gainesville) introduced legislation yesterday requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to implement tougher security measures in the electronic tax return filing process in order to prevent tax refund fraud. This would include but not be limited to the use of security questions to establish […]

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State Politics

Rep. Bob Cortes passed two bills through the Florida House today

State Representative Bob Cortes (R-Longwood) watched two of his bills pass votes in the Florida House today. One a school choice bill that would revise provisions relating to charter school applications, and another that would require the government to buy American Flags here in the country, instead of other nations like China. HB 7037 or […]

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