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Former WFTV Reporter Endorses Lawanna Gelzer for County Commissioner

Former Channel 9 news reporter Mario Boone is sending a message to Orlando voters endorsing Lawanna Gelzer for District 6 Orange County Commissioner.

DeSantis Endorsed by Four Florida Job Creation Organizations

Governor Ron DeSantis received some major endorsements from four Florida job creation organizations.

Sierra Club Florida Gives Governor Ron DeSantis a D-

Saying it was based on the environment, conservation, and freedom, the Sierra Club released its scorecard on Ron DeSantis’s first term as Governor.

Governor DeSantis Awards $9 Million to Three State Colleges

Gov. DeSantis awarded $9 million to support workforce education programs in high-demand fields across the state.

Crist Raises Over $500,000 Following Debate with DeSantis

Following Charlie Crist’s debate performance against Governor Ron DeSantis, the Democratic campaign reported a fundraising haul of over half a million dollars.

House Party with HUD Secretary about Pathways to Homeownership

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Fudge hosts virtual ‘House Party’ to share information on federal resources and the homebuying process.

Libertarian Lawsuit Challenging DeSantis Immigration Flights Moves Forward

Libertarian candidate celebrates judge order that Gov. DeSantis explain his authority to use public funds for Texas-based immigration flights.

Rep. Demings Highlights New Bridge & Infrastructure Funding for Florida

Orlando Rep. Val Demings recently highlighted $53 million for bridge repair and $42 million for electric vehicle infrastructure coming to Florida.

Poll: DeSantis Leading Crist Comfortably in Race for Re-election

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is on track for re-election, leading Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a recent poll.

Florida Congresswoman: Homeland Security Secretary Will Be Impeached

Florida Republican Congresswoman Kat Cammack talked possible impeachment of President Joe Biden and Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

Former President Barack Obama Backs Charlie Crist for Governor

Former President Barack Obama released a video outlining the high stakes in the state and backing Charlie Crist.

Florida Republican Assembly Alleges Duplicate Ballot Requests in Orange County, Statewide

The Florida Republican Assembly said it discovered over 27,000 duplicate mail-in ballot requests to be mailed out statewide, including in Orange County.

USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Florida Disaster Areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that low-income Florida residents recovering from Hurricane Ian could be eligible for assistance from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). The Florida Department of Children and Families submitted a request to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) asking for approval...

President Biden Pardons All Federal Marijuana Possession Offenses

Pres. Joe Biden laid out his marijuana reform and announced a pardon of all prior federal offenses of simple possession of marijuana.

Tervis and Casey DeSantis Launch New Tumbler for Hurricane Ian Relief

Tervis and Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis launched a new tumbler created to raise money for Floridians affected by Hurricane Ian.

Former Republican Party of Florida Chair Endorses Democrat for Congress

It's not often a Republican endorses a Democrat for Congress in today's political climate, let alone a former Republican Party of Florida chairman.

Crist Urges Vigilance, Caution with DeSantis Insurance Advice

Democrat Charlie Crist urged homeowners to be vigilant following Gov. Ron DeSantis and CFO Jimmy Patronis’ advice for dealing with insurance claims.

Continuing Resolution Funds Government, Disaster Relief

The passage of the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2023 (CR) funds the federal government through December 16th.

Lawanna Gelzer Distributes Safety Supplies Before & After Hurricane Ian

Lawanna Gelzer, candidate for Orange County Commissioner in District 6, distributed critical safety supplies to local residents.

Demings Calls for Full Federal Aid to Florida from Biden Administration

Orlando Rep. Demings wrote to President Biden asking to approve 100% federal cost-share for all emergency protective services in response to Hurricane Ian.

Bipartisan Florida Delegation Calls for Major Disaster Declaration

A bipartisan Florida congressional delegation sent a letter to President Biden to call for a Major Disaster Declaration for Florida following Hurricane Ian.

Florida Whistleblower Investigation Comes to a Close

Rebekah Jones: The more than two-years-long investigation into my whistleblower complaint against the Florida Department of Health came to a close Monday.

Charlie Crist Announces Trip to Puerto Rico

Democrat Charlie Crist will join Congresswoman Val Demings and Congressman Darren Soto to visit Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona.

Rep. Demings to Lead FEMA Oversight Congressional Delegation to Puerto Rico

Rep. Val Demings leads congressional oversight of FEMA as Chair of House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.

Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico Unlocks Federal Assistance

President Joe Biden approved the Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico, making federal disaster assistance available after Hurricane Fiona.

New Federal Investment in Florida’s Semiconductor Industry

The federal funding will go to “Building Central Florida’s Semiconductor Cluster for Broad-Based Prosperity.”

Florida Representative Hosts Hostages, Families & Joins to Counter Antisemitism

Florida Rep. Deutch hosts U.S. hostages, families and joins colleagues to counter antisemitism in the U.S. and globally.

Libertarian Senate Candidate Dennis Misigoy Engages Florida Voters

Dennis Misigoy, Libertarian candidate for Senate, has been out on the campaign trail, recently remembering the past and fighting for the future.

Karen Green for Congress Opens Office in Sanford

Karen Green's congressional campaign opened her district headquarters at 905 Historic Goldsboro Blvd in Sanford.

Florida Attorney General Wants Fentanyl Classified as Weapon of Mass Destruction

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on President Joe Biden to classify illicit fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction.