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Gov. Scott to Travel to Puerto Rico February 5

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will travel to Puerto Rico on Monday, February 5th, to continue to offer guidance, advice and assistance regarding ongoing Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. Governor Scott will be meeting with emergency management officials and visiting with utility linemen from Florida in Puerto Rico to thank them for…

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Rep. Darren Soto Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging FEMA To Not Shut Off Food and Water Aid To Puerto Rico

Washington, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Jenniffer González-Colón, led a bipartisan letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging Administrator Long to continue distributing water and food supplies to Puerto Rico, following announcements that FEMA plans to “shut off” this aid to the island beginning tomorrow. The letter is co-authored by 30 Members of…

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VIDEO: Puerto Rico Governor Rips Federal Response To Hurricane Maria

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello held a rousing town hall meeting Friday morning in Kissimmee, Florida for islanders displaced by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rossello blasted the federal government for its inadequate response to needed disaster aid. He said the federal government is treating the islanders as “second-class citizens”.“We need to be…

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Duke Energy sending additional personnel, resources to accelerate power restoration in Puerto Rico

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy is joining the U.S. utility industry effort to help rebuild electric infrastructure and restore power to the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory hit hard by Hurricane Maria earlier this year, with hundreds of thousands of residents still without electricity. Beginning in January, the company will send more than 200 Duke Energy…

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Florida Cup Reaches Landmark Broadcast Agreement with ESPN

ORLANDO, Fla. – (FNN SPORTS) – The Florida Cup, the largest annual celebration of international soccer in the Sunshine State, today announced it has reached a new landmark broadcast agreement with ESPN that will further expand the event’s reach around the world. ESPN will air all eight matches of the 2018 Florida Cup across its family…

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Rep. Soto Announces Steps Forward In Development Of High Speed Rail Service From Orlando To Miami 

Kissimmee, Florida (FNN NEWS) –  Congressman Darren Soto announced today that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has approved phase II of the All Aboard Florida (AAF)/Brightline project, a high-speed rail service that would run from Orlando to Miami, Florida’s largest business and tourism hubs. “I am ecstatic to see this project advance. We are one step…

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Puerto Rico Declares It Is Officially Open For Tourism

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, (FNN NEWS) — Puerto Rico is open for tourism as it kicks-off its winter season on December 20th and just in time for the holidays. More than 100 hotels are open and operating. More than four thousand restaurants are taking orders and serving up delicious cuisine. Major tourism attractions Island-wide have been cleaned up and…

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Rubio, Kennedy, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Simplify Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Victims

Washington D.C. (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), John Kennedy (R-LA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Bill Nelson (D-FL), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced S. 2226, the Disaster Assistance Simplification Act, legislation that would prohibit the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from penalizing victims of natural disasters who apply for, but decline, Small Business…

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2017 Don Quijote Awards Celebrate 20-Year Milestone, Puerto Rico

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Epcot’s World Pavilion was packed with a thousand Central Florida business and community leaders Saturday for the 20th Annual Don Quijote Awards, hosted by Prospera and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro-Orlando (HCCMO). Given the historic 20-year milestone and the aftermath of the 2017 hurricane season, this year’s ceremony…

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Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Advocates Call for Passage of Statewide Cannabis Decriminalization Bills

Tallahassee FL - Standing outside the House Chamber doors, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith alongside cannabis advocates…

Commissioner Emily Bonilla Statement on Orange County Affordable Housing Crisis

Orange County, FL – (FNN NEWS) – Several groups representing Puerto Ricans attended the Orange…

Vote Scheduled for Daycare Vehicle Child Safety Alarm Act

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  (FNN NEWS) - State Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) will present the Child Safety Alarm…

Gov. Scott to Travel to Puerto Rico February 5

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will travel to Puerto Rico on…

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Toy Story Land To Open At Walt Disney World Resort On June 30

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only Disney can create,…

VIDEO: Black History Month Spotlight Bronze Kingdom Art Gallery Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) In celebration of Black History Month, Florida National News lifestyle reporter…

11 Little-Known Orlando Theme Park Experiences

ORLANDO, Fla., /Visit Orlando/ -- To celebrate the unparalleled collection of unique experiences that can be…

Busch Gardens Celebrates The Return Of Preschool Card With Sesame Street Safari Of Fun Pirate Parrrrrty!

TAMPA, Fla. – Back by popular demand, Florida preschoolers can now enjoy all Busch Gardens® Tampa…

SeaWorld Offers Free Admission for Florida Preschoolers

ORLANDO, Fla. – Now through December 31, 2018, Florida kids ages five and younger can…

Macklemore, Sean Paul and Fifth Harmony Among Stars Performing Live at Universal Orlando Resort’s 2018 Mardi Gras Celebration

ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort today announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras…

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