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Darren Soto Wants $19.4 Million for 15 Community Projects in Central Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced that he submitted 15 Community Project Funding requests to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations for funding consideration in the FY2023 cycle, totaling $19,382,360. “These projects consider...

Ron DeSantis Announces Funds for Osceola County, Valencia College for Semiconductor, Manufacturing Training

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $10 million for Osceola County and Valencia College “to support semiconductor and other advanced technology manufacturing in Osceola County.” DeSantis announced the funds which are through the Florida...

Ashley Moody Unveils 2021 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody released the 2021 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide during a news conference in Osceola County. The guide aims to help protect holiday shoppers from online scams, recalled products, charity...

Ron DeSantis Nominates Two Judges for Ninth Judicial Circuit Court on Orange and Osceola...

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced two new judicial appointments to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court. The Ninth Circuit Court encompasses Orange and Osceola Counties.

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Dropped in December

In comparison, the nation lost 95,000 private-sector jobs in the month of December. From May to December, Florida has gained a total of 748,100 private-sector jobs.

Osceola Commissioner Arrested for Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer

The arrest comes after a long-running feud between homeowners and the association management at Turnberry Reserve, a homeowner’s association in complete turmoil.
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Ron DeSantis Reassigns Murder Case From Controversial State Attorney Aramis Ayala

There have been many twists and turns on how the murder of Nicole Montalvo will be prosecuted ever since Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson complained about the lack of prosecution in the case. Gibson went to Attorney General Ashley Moody asking her to remove Ayala from the case.

Osceola County Dumps Millions Into BRIDG Technology Campus–But Will It Work?

Osceola County is hoping its investment in technology will pay off, but residents are growing weary of the tax expenditure.

Central Florida Counties Begin to Vote on Sales Tax Increases

In Osceola County, voters can approve or shoot down a one percent sales tax increase while Volusia County ponders a proposal which raises the sales tax one-half of one percent.
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Opposition to Osceola County Sales Tax Grows

County residents will vote on May 21 on a one-cent sales tax which would remain in effect for 30 years to fund transportation projects in Osceola County.