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Orlando Activist Announces Full Support for Trump Bid for President in 2024

Orlando activist Randy Ross announced his full support for a President Donald J. Trump bid for President in 2024.

Political Consultant Convicted for 2016 Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution Scheme

A federal jury convicted a political consultant for his role in funneling illegal foreign campaign contributions from a Russian foreign national.

Key West Labor Staffing Conspirator Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud

A former Key West resident pleaded guilty to an immigration conspiracy related to the operation of several Key West labor staffing companies.

Florida Creates Jobs for the 30th Consecutive Month

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s economic data continues to show strength while creating jobs.

Orange County Commission to Appeal Rent Stabilization Decision

Orange County Commissioners will appeal a court decision that blocked a rent stabilization ordinance that would limit local rent increases.

After Big Loss, Charlie Crist Donates to 20 Florida Organizations

Democrat Charlie Crist announced his campaign donated to 20 Florida-based organizations

Governor DeSantis Names 114 Purple Star Schools in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis named Florida’s first class of Purple Star campuses in recognition of their support for the children of military families.

Marijuana Legalization for Adults Doesn’t Negatively Impact Crime Rates

The adoption of state-level marijuana legalization laws does not lead to any significant uptick in overall criminal activity.

Complaint: Antitrust Conspiracy to Restrain Trade Harmful to Florida Golf Fans

Official Golf World Ranking sued for collusion with PGA Tour, DP World Tour and Golf Channel as complaint alleges antitrust conspiracy.

Florida Manatees, Bear Warriors United Sue State for Manatee Starvation

Florida manatees and Bear Warriors United sued the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for violating the Endangered Species Act.

Local Town Received $300,000 Grant for Water-Related Project

The Town of Oakland was recently awarded a $300,000 Florida House of Representatives Local Support Grant for its water system bypass project.

Progressive Caucus Demands Resignation of Florida Democratic Party Chair

The Democratic Progressive Caucus demands Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz resign immediately, saying party leadership failed to deliver.

Corruption Cowles? Supervisor of Elections’ Son Works for Equipment Vendor

Nick Cowles, son of Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, works for the election equipment vendor serving his father's office.

Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles Hires Media, Crisis Management Consultant

Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles has hired a media, communication and crisis management consultant at $150/hour.

EPA Announces Millions for Community Air Pollution Monitoring Projects

EPA announces 132 air monitoring projects across the county, including Orange County, will receive millions to enhance air quality monitoring.

House Republicans Detail FBI & DOJ Politicization in 1,000 Page Report

House Republicans released a new FBI & DOJ politicization report detailing a rampant culture of unaccountability, manipulation, and abuse.

Report Claims Florida Will Have Highest Death Rates if Abortion Banned

According to the report, Florida would see a death rate higher than the national average if abortion is banned statewide.

Trump Rally for Rubio as Polls Show Big Leads for Top Florida Republicans

President Donald J. Trump is hosting a “Get Out the Vote Rally” in support of endorsed candidate Senator Marco Rubio in Florida.

Another Elections Fraud Complaint Against Supervisor of Elections Cowles

The state of Florida provided another elections fraud complaint against Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles that is "under review."

State Reviewing Voter Fraud Complaint Against Supervisor of Elections Cowles

An elections fraud complaint has been filed against Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles, and it is under review by the state.

Voting Rights Groups Host GOTV Concert Before Election

Equal Ground will join other Florida voting rights groups for a get-out-the-vote concert at Majestic Life Church.

West Orlando News Obtains Cybersecurity Investigation Check Signed by Cowles

West Orlando News has obtained a copy of a $10,800 cybersecurity investigation check signed by Supervisor of Election Cowles.

Pro-Police Grassroots Organization Urges Floridians to Re-Elect DeSantis

The American Police Officers Alliance Florida Independent Expenditure Committee launched a Get Out the Vote campaign in Florida.

Lawanna Gelzer Picks Up More Support Ahead of Election Day

Lawanna Gelzer, who is running for District 6 Orange County Commissioner, is solidifying support throughout the community ahead of Election Day.

Val Demings Calls Out Democrats on Defund the Police, Crime

Senate candidate Val Demings is calling out her fellow Democrats for pushing "defund the police" and for being soft on crime.

Crist Hosts Choice Phone Bank with Rep. Eskamani, Planned Parenthood, NARAL

Charlie Crist hosted a statewide phone bank with Orlando State Rep. Anna Eskamani, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and the Democratic Women’s Club.

Whistleblower Exposes Security Threats, Felonies at Supervisor of Elections

A whistleblower exposed serious security threats, election integrity concerns and potential felonies under Democrat Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles.

National Poll Shows Hispanic Voter Shift to GOP May Spike in Midterms

A national survey of Hispanic voters by Americano Media shows the Republican Party may be on the cusp of a profound Hispanic voter realignment.

Commissioner Candidate Reprimanded for Violating Multiple Policies

According to official personnel records, Orange County Commissioner candidate Michael "Mike" Scott was previously reprimanded for violating city policies.

Statewide Souls to the Polls Events Hosted by Faith in Florida

Faith in Florida continues its Souls to the Polls events across the state until Election Day.