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State Attorney Monique Worrell Launches Narcotics Unit to Prosecute Drug Trafficking Cases

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN) – Orange-Osceola County State Attorney Monique H. Worrell, flanked by law enforcement officials, held a press conference Monday outside of the Osceola County Courthouse to announce the launch of a new Narcotics Unit to crack down on drug trafficking. Worrell said the Narcotics Unit will promote a fair and equitable administration of justice,…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Award of National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday morning in a press release to Florida National News that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) to combat the opioid epidemic in Florida. The grant is worth up to $2,500,000, with $833,333…

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