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DeSantis Parts with Trump in Response to Surfside Tragedy

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice, blasted President Joe Biden on immigration, jumped into the fight over transgender athletes and signed sweeping legislation to toughen voting rules. But after a deadly building collapse, the Republican governor is largely hitting pause on the…

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Rep. Demings Alerts Floridians to Check for Child Tax Credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Val Demings Office // Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) is encouraging hardworking families to be on the lookout for monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit. 55,000 households in FL-10 – covering 88.2% of all children in the district – are eligible, beginning July 15th through December. Rep. Demings supports…

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Community Leaders, Elected Officials Celebrate Juneteenth at Bronze Kingdom

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Community leaders and elected officials descended on Bronze Kingdom for Raise Your Glass Promotions’ UNITY Juneteenth Celebration Saturday. Raise Your Glass Promotions curates high end networking events on and Decades Parties for the predominantly African American business community in Orlando. Its UNITY networking events always feature a panel discussion with community…

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Charlie Crist Announces Voting Rights Tour of Florida

ST. PETERSBURG — Today, Charlie Crist, candidate for Governor of Florida, announced a Voting Rights Tour of the state, which will take place from Tuesday, June 7 to Friday, June 11. Charlie will campaign across the state and host roundtable discussions with everyday Floridians affected by voter suppression and the community leaders working to expand…

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