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Florida House Passes Rep. Morales’ Educational Opportunities for Disabled Veterans Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Wednesday, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed Representatives Daisy Morales and Christopher Benjamin‘s HB 1347, a bill that would provide disabled veterans the opportunity to receive certain federal educational assistance benefits, with 118 yeas and 0 nays. This bill would allow those veterans who are deemed eligible the opportunity…

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State Representative Daisy Morales to Host Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event in District 48 Wednesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando), in partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Gateway Orlando District and La Alianza Orlando church, will host a second community COVID-19 vaccination event in District 48 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Representative Morales continues to serve the underserved and Hispanic communities in District 48, one of the…

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Congressman Soto, State Rep. Morales Mull Mass Vaccination Sites in Their Districts

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman Darren Soto (D-9) and Florida State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) shared their ambitions for mass vaccinations during Morales’s vaccination event in Azalea Park Saturday. Soto appeared at Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, Morales’s longtime site for food and clothing distribution events for District 48 families impacted by the COVID-19…

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State Reps. Smith, Eskamani Join Rep. Morales to Launch Orlando COVID-19 Vaccination Site in District 48

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – State Representatives Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-49) and Anna Eskamani (D-47) teamed up with State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) to announce the launch of a COVID-19 vaccination site at an Azalea Park church, In partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Rep. Morales coordinated with Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, located…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Tours AdventHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Site Near Orlando International Airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-48) took a second tour of AdventHealth’s vaccination site in her district on Tradeport Drive near Orlando International Airport Friday afternoon, to speak again with AdventHealth CentraCare CEO Dr. Scott Brady and get her constituents’ reactions on the COVID-19 vaccine. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and State…

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Rep. Morales Files HB 269 to Revise Florida’s Definition of Developmental Disability to Help People in Need

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales, an Orlando Democrat, has filed House Bill 269 to revise Florida’s definition of developmental disability, to help more people excluded from desperately needed care, especially children. HB 269 would adopt the federal language by defining ‘developmental disability’ based upon actual symptoms, physical limitations and needs, regardless of diagnosis.…

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Daisy Morales Sworn in as State Rep, Hires Diverse Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Puerto Rican State Representative Daisy Morales was sworn in Tuesday at the Florida Capitol as a new member of the 90th session of the Florida House of Representatives by Florida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston. Morales will now represent Orange County’s House District 48 in Tallahassee. She replaces  incumbent State Representative Amy Mercado,…

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Democrat Daisy Morales Nabs Florida House District 48 with Landslide Win

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – After a highly contested race–including a five-candiate primary–former Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales nabbed the open Florida House District 48 seat by a landslide victory in Tuesday’s general election. Morales beat Republican opponent Jesus R. Martinez with over 47,000 votes (65 percent) according to the Orange County…

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