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Tony Tsonis Announces Candidacy For State Representative

ORLANDO, FL – Tony Tsonis of Orlando announced today that he will be running for State Representative in the 48th District, covering portions of Orlando and Orange County. Tsonis has been a resident of central Florida for over 38 years, attended Orange County Public Schools and is an alumnus of Valencia College and University of…

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State Rep. John Cortes Endorses Supervisor Daisy Morales for State Representative

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Daisy Morales for State Representative HD 48 campaign announced today that she’s been endorsed by former Democratic Deputy Whip and State Representative John Cortes for State Representative, District 48. Morales announced her endorsement in a press release. The release states: Representative Cortes, a retired New York City Corrections Officer, was elected to the Florida House…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Running for State Representative to Change Wrongful Death Law

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales filed paperwork Thursday, May 21, 2020 with the Florida Division of Elections to run for State Representative Amy Mercado’s House District 48 seat. Morales announced her filing in a press release and on her Daisy Morales for State Representative HD 48 campaign Facebook page Sunday, but the…

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President Trump to attend NASA astronaut launch in Florida

Also new Wednesday: a private company — not NASA — is running the show. Elon Musk’s SpaceX is the conductor and NASA the customer as businesses begin chauffeuring astronauts to the International Space Station. With American shuttles no longer in use, the United States has had to rely on Russia for rides to the station.…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Considering Running for State Representative Amy Mercado’s Seat

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange County Soil and Water Conservation District (OSWCD) Supervisor Daisy Morales (D) says she’s considering a run for State Representative Amy Mercado‘s District 48 seat. The seat is considered a safe district for Democrats with a large Hispanic population. Mercado (D-Orlando) recently filed paperwork to run against incumbent Orange County…

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UpLive Donates 8,000 Surgical Facemasks to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – UpLive celebrities and host that include talent manager Brett Schulman, Longwood Mayor Matt Morgan, actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy, The Queen of Versailles Jackie Siegel, and the entire UpLive Management team donated 8,000 surgical facemasks to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. “UpLive is doing their part to help the front line heroes…

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Demings, Murphy, Soto Call on TSA to Safeguard the Health of TSA Officers at MCO

ORLANDO, FL – Today U.S. Representatives Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy, and Darren Soto called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to take steps to safeguard the health and well-being of TSA officers at Orlando International Airport (MCO) during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Demings has sent several previously…

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Congressman Darren Soto Seeks Overtime and Hazard Pay Protections for First Responders

KISSIMMEE, Fla. —  U.S. Congressman Darren Soto sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and the Small Business Administration Administrator, Jovita Carranza, urging them to consider allowing local governments to use resources from the state stabilization fund to cover the overtime and hazard pay of first responders. “First responders are at…

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