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Val Demings Launches Bid to Challenge Marco Rubio

Both the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) echoed that line of attack as the two groups released statements on Wednesday morning painting Demings as a “Pelosi puppet.”

Brightline Reaches Halfway Mark in Extension to Orlando

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.

Val Demings Helps Launch House Haiti Caucus

Demings teamed up with U.S. Reps. Yvette Clark, D-NY, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Andy Levin, D-Mich., to form the caucus. 
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Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio Instead of Ron DeSantis

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. 

Val Demings: Latest Stimulus Funds Helping Schools in Central Florida

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.
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Val Demings Staying on Jim Clyburn’s Whip Team

Like she did in the past two years, Demings will serve as an assistant whip under U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-SC.

Val Demings Staying on Intelligence, Homeland Security, Judiciary Committees

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. 

Can Government Get Out of the Way of Reopening Florida?

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.

Florida High on How Anthony Fauci and Mayor Handling Coronavirus, UNF Poll Finds

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.
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Mike Bloomberg Ends Campaign After Planning to Bet it All on Florida

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.
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Val Demings Steps Into the Political Spotlight as Impeachment Manager

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.

Florida Democrats, Republicans Join Mayors for Solar Energy

There are more than 300 “Mayors for Solar Energy” across the nation with mayors from every state behind the effort. 
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