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Orlando Police Chief Rolon Receives Don Quijote Excellence Award, Announces Retirement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon made a big announcement during an even bigger occasion: After being named the 2021 Don Quijote Excellence Award winner, he told the over 1,500 attendees–and everyone else watching from home–that he’ll be retiring from the Orlando Police Department. The 24th Don Quijote Awards, presented by the…

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Nikki Fried Talks Party Unity During the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried shares her perspective with Florida National News on the Florida Democratic Party’s goals heading into the 2022 midterm elections at the FDP’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, December 4, 2021.   __________________________________________________ Mellissa Thomas is Editor for…

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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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Val Demings Electrifies Leadership Blue Crowd with “Am I Right About That” Speech

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – U.S. Representative Val Demings is a tough act to follow…or precede. Rep. Demings delivered her campaign speech at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday. The U.S. Senate candidate–a former Orlando Police Chief, two term Congresswoman, an impeachment manager for President Donald Trump’s first Senate…

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DeSantis Announces Payment Increase for Law Enforcement, Says New COVID Lockdowns “Not Going to Happen”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced new legislation to increase payment for both local and state law enforcement, as well as new bonuses for all first responders in the state, during a press conference at the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters in Orlando. DeSantis criticized other states that have sought to defund different…

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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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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $6M in Funding to Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – In a press conference at the American Aviation Flight Academy in Brooksville Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $6 million in state funds for a Hernando County workforce development project Monday morning. The governor stated the project will be a collaboration between the state, Hernando County and Pasco-Hernando State College to fund the…

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