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Jeanette Nuñez Highlights Efforts Against Human Trafficking in Central Florida

This week, Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez hosted a roundtable discussion aimed at combating human trafficking and highlighting strong community partnerships in the Polk County area. The roundtable brought together experts from the Department of...

Scott Franklin Named to House Oversight and Reform Committee

“The role of the Oversight and Reform Committee provides an important check and balance on the role and power of Washington,” said Franklin. “Serving on this committee will allow me to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the federal government. Congressional oversight is an integral part of our Democracy, and I am honored to be part of this process.”
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Ross Spano Announces HUD Funds for Programs in Hillsborough, Polk and Lake Counties

Spano announced the funds through Community Planning and Development Program Formula Allocations and noted it represented a $657,078 increase from the last fiscal year. 

Florida Man on Lawnmower Hits Cop Car, Gets Arrested for DUI

A Haines City man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his lawnmower into a police cruiser. According to Haines City Police Department, Polk County Prison records and a...
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Polk County Fire Rescue Gets Almost $550k in Federal Funds

The Polk County Fire Rescue is getting almost $550,000 in a federal grant, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced this week. Soto paired up with two Republicans in the Florida delegation--U.S. Reps. Tom Rooney and...
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