Central Florida just lost any kind of partner in SunRail funding it appears. That means more costs that the local governments are not ready to cover.
United Arts of Central Florida received a $200,000 grant from Walt Disney World Resort as a part of the company’s commitment to supporting the academic, creative, and emotional development of Central Florida youth.
Orlando will be the recipient of $1,500,000 in anti-terrorism funding under the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative…
Rep. Val Demings successfully amended a bill in the House Homeland Security Committee to create a new federal grant program for additional counter-terrorism funding…
The University of Central Florida’s RESTORES Clinic, which uses virtual reality to treat military service members, veterans and first responders with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is set to receive $3 million in new funding. U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto applauded the provision in the 2017 defense appropriations bill that is intended to provide […]
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs hosted the inaugural Regional Affordable Housing Summit on Oct. 20th at the Orange County Convention Center. Planners, developers and local government leaders from across the region gathered to explore affordable housing solutions for Central Florida, including strategies, tools and best practices being implemented throughout Florida and across the country. “It’s […]
President Barack Obama requested $1.9 billion for the Zika virus response from Congress more than 200 days ago. Since then, the Republican-led Congress has failed to respond to the Zika emergency. Making matters worse, Florida Republicans like John Mica, David Jolly and Carlos Curbelo have either been complicit in their party’s partisan antics and they […]
After at least 14 people have been infected with the Zika virus and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an unprecedented travel warning, telling pregnant women and their partners not to travel to a small community just north of downtown Miami, there has been a bipartisan effort for Congress to return to session […]