Florida Blue is working with Lyft to provide transportation to get its members to their doctor’s visits.
This week, Dunkin’ Donuts surprised one lucky winner with $1,000 and a $180 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card at a local Orlando location. The lucky winner, Jennel Alicia Lopez, started off having a rough morning and decided to stop into Dunkin’ quickly before work to perk up her morning. Little did she know she would walk […]
African-Americans, seniors, mothers, women, the disabled and everybody else that wants and needs affordable health care must keep fighting for it.
There are big shoes to fill in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, which includes all of Osceola County as well as parts of Polk County and south central Orange County, and voters deserve the best possible replacement for Alan Grayson, who is currently running for US Senate. Democratic voters have four options in the August 30th […]
Congressional candidate Darren Soto’s responses are in bold. Soto is running in Florida’s 9th Congressional District and the Democratic primary election is on August 30th. West Orlando News endorses Darren Soto for U.S. Congress. General: What are three top national legislative priorities for the country? My top priority in Congress is to increase the employment […]
The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Mend VIP, an Orlando-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based […]
After months of negotiations, Consulate Health Care and caregivers represented by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East in Florida settled their contract with a significant victory that will increase the minimum wage from $8.05 to $10.40 benefiting over 700 workers. The wage victory will also put a large percentage of the caregivers on a path […]
The members of SEIU Florida are endorsing Patrick Murphy in his fight with Alan Grayson to become Florida’s next U.S. Senator. SEIU Florida represents over 55,000 active and retired healthcare professionals, public employees, and property service workers in the state of Florida.
U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled this week the Obama Administration has been improperly funding a key subsidy program of the Affordable Care Act. While the ruling is widely considered a huge victory for the House GOP, the program will be allowed to continue pending appeal. After the ruling, small business owners connected […]