Frost Announces $5.8 Million LYNX Station Grant

Frost Announces $5.8 Million LYNX Station Grant

Grayson Bakich
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May 9, 2024
With hurricane season approaching, buildings' ability to weather the storm is paramount. To this end, the Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded $5.8 million toward the upkeep and improvement of the Lynx Central Station in Orlando, which Representative Maxwell Frost (D-FL) recently announced. Despite a decline in numbers since 2019, when Lynx served 25 million rides, the […]
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BREAKING: DeSantis Issues Executive Order to Suspend Commissioner Accused of Elder Abuse

BREAKING: DeSantis Issues Executive Order to Suspend Commissioner Accused of Elder Abuse

Liv Caputo
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April 1, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—In the minutes leading up to Governor Ron DeSantis' Miami press conference, the Governor issued an executive order suspending Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill, who was indicted for elder abuse. Last week, Hill was indicted for defrauding a 96-year-old constituent with cognitive disabilities. Hill allegedly met the woman in 2021, gained power of attorney […]
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Biden Proclaims 3/31 as Transgender Visibility Day

Biden Proclaims 3/31 as Transgender Visibility Day

Daniel Molina
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March 31, 2024
President Joe Biden (D) welcomed the weekend by recognizing March 31st as Transgender Visibility Day.
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Orlando Commissioner Arrested on Fraud Charges

Orlando Commissioner Arrested on Fraud Charges

Daniel Molina
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March 28, 2024
Regina Hill, an Orlando City Commissioner, has been arrested.
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Frost Announces $12 Million for Central Florida Housing and Infrastructure

Frost Announces $12 Million for Central Florida Housing and Infrastructure

Grayson Bakich
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March 20, 2024
The State of Florida has become one of the nation's fastest-growing states, but making sure everyone who moves in has a place to live remains a problem. Representative Maxwell Frost (D-FL) recently announced the securing of $12 million from the Biden Administration for affordable housing and infrastructure, saying it would "make a world of difference for so […]
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Eskamani Backs Pulse Memorial Effort

Eskamani Backs Pulse Memorial Effort

Daniel Molina
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October 20, 2023
Florida Rep. Anna V. Eskamani (D) expressed support for creating the Pulse Memorial.
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Drag Queen Story Hour Performance to be Held in Orlando Mexican Consulate

Drag Queen Story Hour Performance to be Held in Orlando Mexican Consulate

Chris Nelson
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July 20, 2023
Drag Queen Jason DeShazo, also known as Mama Ashley Rose has discovered a way to try to sneak Drag Queen Story Hour into Florida. According to a Facebook post, DeShazo plans to hold his story hour in the Mexican Consulate in Orlando. "Join us for Drag Story Time with local favorite Momma Ashley Rose and […]
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Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Living in Florida

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Living in Florida

Grayson Bakich
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January 4, 2023
As native Floridians can attest, Brazilians make up a sizeable contingent of foreign-born tourists at Disney World. But controversial ex-president Jair Bolsonaro isn't staying for the theme park rides. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Bolsonaro is supposedly living in UFC fighter Jose Aldo's Orlando-area vacation home, skipping out on the inauguration of his successor Luiz […]
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Scott, Rubio Write to Appropriations Committee Following Hurricane Ian

Scott, Rubio Write to Appropriations Committee Following Hurricane Ian

Jackson Bakich
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September 30, 2022
As Florida deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are requesting more funding for the state on top of the 100% price match that President Joe Biden (D) agreed to just a few days ago. To request this funding, Scott and Rubio wrote a letter to Sen. Patrick […]
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Demings VICTIM Act Passes in the House

Demings VICTIM Act Passes in the House

Jackson Bakich
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September 26, 2022
While law enforcement does their best to solve crimes all throughout the nation, there are still plenty of cold cases that are never solved, and justice is never brought to those who deserve it. However, former Orlando Chief of Police and current legislator, Rep. Val Demings’ (D-FL) bill, the Violent Incident Clearance and Technological Investigative […]
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Demings Champions Anti-Terror Bill

Demings Champions Anti-Terror Bill

Jackson Bakich
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August 4, 2022
Orlando is commonly known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World” because of attractions such as Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, and other tourist spots throughout Central Florida. The mass amounts of people all in a confined space has always appeared to be a what looks like a prime target for terrorism in the […]
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Laura Loomer Slams 'Fake News' Video Of Orlando Bar Incident

Laura Loomer Slams 'Fake News' Video Of Orlando Bar Incident

Jim McCool
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October 17, 2021
With Florida politics as tense as it is, plenty of theatrics is bound to occur.  Congressional candidate Laura Loomer (R-FL) called out State Rep. Anna Eskamani (D-49) for spreading a "fake news" video of Loomer. After attending a medical freedom rally in Orlando on Saturday in support of the Orange County Firefighters being threatened to […]
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Murphy Calls Sabatini an 'Extremist Trump Supporter'

Murphy Calls Sabatini an 'Extremist Trump Supporter'

Jim McCool
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June 15, 2021
As we quickly approach the 2022 midterm elections, candidates are starting to fire up their respective political campaigns. One of the most highly anticipated Florida Congressional House races is the contest between incumbent Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and challenger, state Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R-32).  Rep. Sabatini threw the first jab at Rep. Murphy, but Murphy […]
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Scott Walker Opened to 2024 Presidential Run

Scott Walker Opened to 2024 Presidential Run

Jim McCool
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February 28, 2021
While most people had President Donald Trump (R) on their minds during this past weekend's CPAC convention,  former Governor Scott Walker (R-WI), told The Floridian that he would consider a future presidential run.
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House Democrats Demand Millions for Orlando Airports

House Democrats Demand Millions for Orlando Airports

Jim McCool
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February 19, 2021
One of Central Florida's most prominent voices, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), has been joined by her Democrat colleagues, Rep. Val Demmings (D-FL) and Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL), in unveiling even more government spending, in response to COVID-19. The three announced today that Florida airports and Florida airport businesses will receive $200 million from the Federal […]
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Widow Of Pulse Nightclub Shooting Terrorist Honored By Muslim-American Group

Widow Of Pulse Nightclub Shooting Terrorist Honored By Muslim-American Group

Javier Manjarres
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October 15, 2020
Noor Salman, the widow of terrorist Omar Mateen, the PULSE nightclub mass shooter, is now being honored by the Muslim Legal Fund of America Center (MLFA) at their annual “The Angel’s Await” charity fundraiser.
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President Trump Holding Orlando Reelection Rally

President Trump Holding Orlando Reelection Rally

Daniel Molina
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May 31, 2019
“Act now, or lose our democracy forever."
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