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Category Archives: Politics

Senator Stewart Joins Bipartisan Legislative Effort to Increase Availability of Affordable Housing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – State Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) last week joined Senator Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples) by co-introducing Senate Bill 874, which prohibits the use of affordable housing funds, sometimes known as the Sadowski Fund, for anything but affordable housing. The move comes as nearly a third of Florida’s $6 billion in state and local housing…

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Entrepreneur Andrew Jeng Launches Campaign to Become Florida’s First Chinese American Elected City Commissioner

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – 25-year Kissimmee resident, entrepreneur Andrew Jeng will officially launch his 2018 campaign for Kissimmee City Commission, Seat 2, at the Seasons Florida Resort on U.S. 192 in Kissimmee at 6pm on Saturday in hopes of making history as the first Chinese American elected in all of Florida. In an exclusive…

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First DCA Says Emergency Generator Rule Remains in Effect; Agreeing with Governor Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the First District Court of Appeal rejected a motion by the nursing home industry to invalidate the Governor’s life-saving emergency generator rule. The Court in a one-page order denied the nursing home industry’s claim that the emergency generator rule is not in effect as the appeals process continues. According to FS120.56(3)(b) and legal precedent, the Governor’s…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Teaches Students The Importance of Water Conservation at OCPS Teach-In Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Honorable Daisy Morales, an elected Supervisor with the Orange Soil and Water Conservation District, which is a Subdivision of the State of Florida, was among public and private officials participating in The Foundation For Orange County Public Schools Teach-In 2017 program. Supervisor Morales was invited by three Orange County…

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Nelson calls for better coordination to address housing needs of hurricane victims

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson today joined nearly a dozen other U.S. senators in urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to work together to provide housing assistance to thousands of displaced Puerto Rican and U.S. Virgin Island residents. In a letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long…

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Key Murphy Priorities Included in National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., on Tuesday voted for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report, which sets policy and authorizes funding for the U.S. military, and includes key wins for central Florida. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference report in an…

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Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith calls Orange County Vote to Allow Medical Cannabis Dispensaries a Major Victory for Patients

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – In a stunning victory for medical cannabis patients and Florida voters, the Board of County Commissioners in Orange County voted unanimously this evening to allow medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas, overruling the recommendation of their local Planning and Zoning Commission. Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando) joined forces with Central Florida NORML and Floridians for Cannabis to…

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[OPINION] What’s Real and What’s NOT? Often the Victim is the Person the Allegation is Wheeled Towards!

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – As Americans, we are watching the allegations of sexual misconduct uniting the political and entertainment world in extremely unflattering ways. We have seen media moguls and Oscar winners respectfully destroyed over alleged misconduct. While we all can collectively agree that any type of sexual harassment, misconduct, lewd and lascivious behavior, etc. are unforgivable…

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