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Demings announces grant opportunities in November

From US Representative Val Demings As your Representative in Congress, it is my privilege to deliver this newsletter with opportunities for federal grants in District...

Minimum wage proposal first measure to qualify for Florida’s 2020 ballot

By John Haughey | The Center Square The Florida Division of Elections has confirmed sponsors of a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum...

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Florida to use $633 million federal ‘disaster mitigation’ grant for resilience planning

By John Haughey | The Center Square A new $6.875 billion federal grant program is banking that dedicating money upfront for “resiliency planning” will be...

The ABCs of preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

From the Florida Department of Health/Orange County Every baby deserves a first birthday. That is why, during Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month, the Florida...

Commissioner Moore names District 2 Citizen of the Year

  2019 Orange County Community Conference Honors Community Advocates, Citizens of the Year From the Orange County Newsroom At the 2019 Community Conference, recently held at the...

Medicare Open Enrollment Period is Until December 7

From US Representative Val Demings Until December 7th, you should review your Medicare plan to make sure that it still works for you. You can...

FEMA Awards Central Florida Communities Nearly $5 Million For Hurricane Irma Expenses

From the Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA has approved $4,983,293 for the State of Florida to help central Florida communities defray the costs of cleaning up...

Judge: ‘No brainer’ new law ‘harms the franchise’ Amendment 4 voters thought they’d restored

By John Haughey | The Center Square A federal judge Monday said, “it’s a no brainer” that the Florida Legislature’s requirement that ex-felons pay all...

Governor awards CareerSource Central Florida $39,000 for Veterans Performance Incentive

From CareerSource Central Florida CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) has been honored by Governor Ron DeSantis with the Veterans Performance Incentive Award for its exemplary...

Florida citrus industry continues recovery from Hurricane Irma

By John Haughey | The Center Square The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects Florida’s 2019 orange production to increase by 3.4 percent over 2018...

Red tide report reminds blue-green panel that state urgently needs algae advice

By John Haughey | The Center Square The state’s Blue-Green Algae Task Force met in Gainesville just days after Florida Fish & Wildlife Research Institute...

West Orange Trail getting a surveillance camera

Orange County Parks and Recreation Division introduce surveillance cameras on four trails From the Orange County Public Information Office Orange County Parks and Recreation Division will...