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Category Archives: State & Local Politics

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion Panel at Florida International University

MIAMI, Fla. – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez visited Florida International University to host a Domestic Violence Awareness panel about the various types of domestic violence, its impact and prevention efforts. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that on average, nearly 20 people per minute, or 10 million a year, are physically abused by an…

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Early Voting Starts For Orlando Mayoral and District 6 City Commissioner General Election

ORLANDO, Fla.  – The City of Orlando General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for Mayor and for District 6 City Commissioner. For a list of candidates visit cityoforlando.net/elections  or see a sample ballot online at the Supervisor of Elections Office at ocfelections.com  and click on the “Find My Polling Place” link. Ways to vote: VOTE-BY-MAIL –…

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Democratic Mayoral Candidate Sam Ings Donates $1,100 to Orange County Republicans

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – An elected Democrat financially supporting the  Republican Party is typically taboo, but it happened Saturday. Orlando District 6 Commissioner and Orlando mayoral candidate Sam Ings raised eyebrows after the Orange County Republican Party thanked him for his campaign’s  $1,100 financial contribution. Commissioner Ings attended the Orange County Republican Party’s “Trump…

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OCSO Sheriff’s Office Arrested Lieutenant For Grand Theft, Fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) –  Orange County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested OCSO Lieutenant Travis Mackey on charges of Grand Theft and Scheme to Defraud, according to a news release by the Sheriff’s Office. The arrest is the result of an Orange County Sheriff’s Office investigation. At the conclusion of that investigation, probable cause was established…

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Governor Ron DeSantis’ Statement on Florida Senate’s Vote to Remove Scott Israel from Office

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued the below statement following the Florida Senate’s vote granting the Governor’s request to remove former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from office: Governor Ron DeSantis said, “I thank the Florida Senate for tending to this matter. I hope the outcome provides some measure of relief to the Parkland families…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orlando Honors its Veterans at the 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - For 20 years Orlando has honored its veterans by with…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Wins 5th Term in Landslide Over Ings and Simons

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Incumbent Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer netted a landslide win over…

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez Hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Discussion Panel at Florida International University

MIAMI, Fla. – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez visited Florida International University to host a Domestic…

Early Voting Starts For Orlando Mayoral and District 6 City Commissioner General Election

ORLANDO, Fla.  – The City of Orlando General Election will be held on Tuesday, November…

National Politics

More celebs join Michelle Obama’s voter outreach drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to…

Bloomberg opens door to a 2020 Democratic presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening…

Trump ‘violates all recognized democratic norms,’ federal judge says in biting speech on judicial independence

In an unusually critical speech that lamented the public’s flagging confidence in the independence of…

Ex-Trump aide confirms Biden probe sought, says not illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official confirmed Thursday that military aid to…