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Major Endorsement in Orlando City Council Races

The Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, has made major endorsements in the Orlando City Council races. SEIU, which represents Orlando city employees, is throwing their support behind challengers Aretha Olivarez and Lawanna Gelzer in their respective bids against longtime incumbent City Commissioners Patty Sheehan and Sam Ings. The endorsement from SEIU… [read more]

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Residents Urge City to Recognize Latino Activist Rico Piccard, Follow State Law (Videos)

The request to follow state law may seem simple, but the political wrangling is just beginning. Last year, the Florida legislature approved legislation, signed by the Governor into law, providing honorary designations of various roadways and transportation facilities while directing the Department of Transportation to install suitable markers. State Senator Darren Soto… [read more]

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City Council Defies College Park Residents, Approves Massive New Development

The Orlando City Council defied College Park residents attempting to preserve the character of their neighborhood by approving a massive new apartment development, the Princeton, earlier this week. Residents object to the controversial project because it will drastically reshape College Park and change the character of the area. The development will also have… [read more]