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Fueled by Grassroots Support, Charlie Crist Brings in Over $1 Million in April

ST. PETERSBURG — Today, Charlie Crist’s campaign for Governor of Florida announced another fundraising haul of over $1 million raised in the month of April. The total marks Crist’s second consecutive million dollar fundraising month in 2022 and brings the campaign to more than $9.2 million total raised in the race to unseat Governor Ron DeSantis. April’s…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Condemns Gov. DeSantis’s Congressional Map, Disney District Dissolution Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) issued a strong statement Thursday after participating in a sit-in on the Florida House floor in protest against Florida governor Ron DeSantis‘s Congressional map and went on to slam his campaign to dissolve Disney’s special districts.   State Rep. Morales’s Statement on DeSantis’s Congressional Map “Our…

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Dr. Raul Pino Appointed Orange County Health Director

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Mayor Jerry L. Demings has appointed Dr. Raul Pino as the next Orange County Director of Health Services. “Dr. Pino is a revered public health expert in Orange County,” said Mayor Demings. “He has an exceptional reputation amongst our citizens, as well as the professional medical community in Central Florida.” Dr. Pino…

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Charlie Crist Holds ‘Say Gay’ Round Table with Jim Obergefell, LGBTQ+ Community Leaders

ORLANDO, Fla. — Following the Florida Legislature’s passage of “Don’t Say Gay,” Charlie Crist held a “Say Gay” Roundtable with University of Central Florida students and LGBTQ+ activists, including, Jim Obergefell, lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that enabled same-sex couples to marry. Along with Obergefell, Charlie was joined by Rep. Anna Eskamani, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, Florida’s first…

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“It’s Not About Having a Sheet of Paper”: Gov. DeSantis Approves Funds for Workforce Education

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced $2.3 million in funds for rapid credentialing workforce and education programs, such as Logistics and Commercial Driver Licenses (CDL), during a press conference on Thursday at the Hardee Campus at South Florida State College. “If you look at our economy these days, a four-year university…

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Charlie Crist Talks Party Goals at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Congressman Charlie Crist, who is vying to snatch his old job from Florida governor Ron DeSantis, kept the Florida Democratic agenda short and simple when Florida National News asked him about it at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, December 4, 2021.  …

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Florida Senate President Releases Anti-Mandate Joint Legislative Agenda for Special Session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – After standing alongside Governor Ron DeSantis during his press conference in Zephyrhills Monday morning, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson published the State Senate’s legislative agenda for the upcoming Special Session in a press release. The full joint legislative agenda laser focuses on combating COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state of Florida…

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