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Orange Soil & Water Board Declares Removal Process Against Supervisor Morales Invalid

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – With the Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board’s compliance issues, the Board couldn’t hold the vote to remove the only Hispanic and longest serving member, Supervisor Daisy Morales during Friday’s monthly meeting. “More than 256,000 Orange County voters voted to re-elect me to another four-year team,” Morales said. “This Board, along…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Students on Educational Tour of Orlando Water Treatment Facility

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales treated local students to an interactive tour of the City of Orlando’s Water Reclamation Facility at Conserv II Tuesday morning, November 26. “The environmental tour of the facility is about educating school aged students on the importance of water conservation,” said Supervisor…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Donates Nearly $10K Worth of School Uniforms Ahead of Thanksgiving

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales, in partnership with Mustard Seed of Central Florida, donated nearly $10,000 worth of school uniforms to a private school and two church groups in West Orlando ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Supervisor Morales distributed hundreds of brand new uniforms for students ranging from…

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22nd Don Quijote Awards Finalists Announced

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Source: Don Quijote Awards // Excitement builds for the 22nd Annual Don Quijote Awards as the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and Prospera revealed the 12 finalists of four award categories recognized at the event, along with this year’s Lifetime Achievement and Hispanic Community Champion award recipients during…

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Conservation Supervisor Daisy Morales, Commissioner Cordero Unveil Conservation Signs in District 4

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Drivers entering Orange County from Osceola County know for sure they’re entering a Soil & Water Conservation District–this time in District 4. Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales and Commissioner Maribel Gomez Cordero teamed up to produce two new signs in Cordero’s district and unveiled the new…

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Commissioner Emily Bonilla Gets Key Endorsement From Firefighters Union

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2057, Central Florida’s largest firefighter union, recently endorsed Orange County Commissioner Emily Bonilla for re-election, according to a September 20, 2019 campaign news release. According to Bonilla’s campaign, IAFF Local 2057 president Andre Perez specifically highlighted Commissioner Bonilla’s support for the fire department, its firefighters, and public…

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Pulse Survivor Brandon Wolf, FL Leaders Slam Trump’s Broken Promises On Gun Violence

ORLANDO, F.L. — On a press call Thursday afternoon, the Florida Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee, along with Pulse Nightclub shooting survivor Brandon Wolf, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), and Florida State Representative Carlos Smith (HD-49), slammed President Trump and the Republican Party on their broken promises to combat gun violence in America. The…

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Orlando Mayor Dyer, Commissioner Ortiz Launch Hispanic Heritage Month at City Hall

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – To celebrate the commencement of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, 2019, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando District 2 Commissioner Tony Ortiz, and Orange County citizens gathered at Orlando City Hall to recognize Latin American culture. “Hispanic Americas: A History of Serving Our Nation” as the event…

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