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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 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. 
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Orange County Cranks Up Enforcing COVID Rules

Now the county is moving forward to punish businesses that don’t follow the rules, since they cannot fine individuals. At the start of the month, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings called this time a “critical juncture," insisting it is critical that businesses follow the rules.
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Orlando Magic Leading Voter Registration Efforts in Central Florida

The season is over for the Magic after being knocked out of the playoffs, but its players are following through with their promises, making a major effort to push people to the polls.
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Shaquille O’Neal Endorses Orange County Sheriff John Mina

O’Neal has also been involved with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office over the years, supporting its programs and even doing some training under multiple sheriffs.

Conservatives Sue Orange County Over Mandatory Mask Ordinance

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings signed an executive order which went into effect on Saturday and does not have an expiration date.
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Jerry Demings Blames Coronavirus, Not Looters or Protests, for Curfew

Orange County will be shut down between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am. The curfew began Sunday night and will run indefinitely.
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SeaWorld and Walt Disney World Offer Different Plans to Reopen

Both parks presented their plans to Orange County’s Reopening Task Force and got unanimous approval to move forward. The two theme parks have some similarities in their plans.

Universal Gets the OK from Ron DeSantis and is Set to Reopen

After getting a myriad of approvals with a comprehensive plan, Universal Studios plans to reopen its theme parks to the public on June 5, with small test runs of private groups beginning June 1.
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