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Brightline executives, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings joined region-wide county and city officials, Central Florida government partners and community leaders who toured the new facility site and celebrated the major construction milestone.
With Demings now running for the Senate, focus now turns to U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., who had been considering a run against Rubio. Demings and Murphy have worked closely in the House since they both were elected in 2016.
Demings noted that Florida will get more than $7 billion in federal funds for K-12 education with more than $561 million of that going to Orange County. Florida is also getting almost $2.5 billion for child care, more than $2.2 billion for higher ed and almost $48 billion for Head Start.
Demings, now starting her third term on Capitol Hill, announced last week that she will stay on the committees she served on in her last term.
As Florida enters Phase I of its reopening, some governments are doing their best to remove red tape and help small business owners while others are putting up barriers that make it more difficult to survive. Nowhere is this more evident than Central Florida’s restaurant industry.
The Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) at the University of North Florida (UNF) released a poll on Monday seeing what Florida voters think the coronaviurs pandemic and of how elected officials and public administrators are handling it.
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday after spending $500 million and failing to win anywhere outside American Samoa on Super Tuesday.
Demings has garnered some attention during her brief time in Congress but this is her largest assignment yet. With her background in law enforcement, including more than 25 years of service with the Orlando Police Department (OPD), Demings has increasingly become a favorite of Democrats at the national level.
There are more than 300 “Mayors for Solar Energy” across the nation with mayors from every state behind the effort.
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