Category Archives: Orlando

Orange County Commission Board Meeting Recap: Earth Day, COVID-19 Response, Gun Violence Prevention

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orange County Board of County Commissioners met on April 13, 2021, with the first item of business being the reading of a proclamation by Jeff Williamson, Manager – Communictions Division, declaring April 22, 2021, as Earth Day in Orange County. The proclamation was given to David Jones, Manager – Environmental…

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Angel Perry Running to Replace Outgoing State Rep. Rene Plasencia

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Republican Angelique “Angel” Perry has filed paperwork Wednesday to run for Florida House of Representatives’ District 50 seat, which cover parts of Orange and Brevard counties, according to the Florida Division of Elections website. Perry, who is African American and a longtime union organizer in Central Florida, is running to replace…

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Former Representative Alan Grayson Considers Run Against Sen. Marco Rubio

WINDERMERE, Fla. (FNN) – According to FEC records, Democratic former Representative and liberal firebrand Alan Grayson has filed to run for the U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent Marco Rubio next year. Florida Politics reports that Grayson filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Saturday to open up an exploratory effort for…

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Governor Ron DeSantis overturns COVID-19 fines issued by local governments

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order Wednesday that bans any county or municipality from fining people or businesses due to coronavirus safety violations. The order covers from March 1, 2020 to March 10, 2021. Previously, under another executive order, DeSantis banned COVID-19 related fines and restrictions. Through a loophole, however,…

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