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Monday, February 26, 2024
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D1 County Commissioner candidate Austin Arthur has felony arrest record

Arrests include vandalism, resisting an officer, battery on a uniformed security officer

Saturday, February 24, 2024
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Oakland commissioner asked Taylor to take open Seat 3 while Ramos became mayor in show of “unity” for town

"What other conversations and promises are being made behind closed doors?”

Friday, February 23, 2024
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Ocoee codifies rule against using city hall commission chambers for personal politics

“The idea is to protect the city's neutrality with respect to political campaigns.”

Thursday, February 22, 2024
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Oliver lawsuit leads to additional charter amendment proposals

Changes would allow commission to assert its authority, determine candidate qualifications and prevent future candidates from running for seats vacated in the same term.

Friday, February 2, 2024
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Florida cities to sue state over new “burdensome and intrusive” financial reporting requirements

Winter Garden, Ocoee, Oakland, Windermere could benefit without joining lawsuit.

Sunday, January 14, 2024
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Winter Garden tables Mueller forfeiture hearing

Mayor John Rees admits hearing is not about threats to terminate city staff.

Sunday, January 7, 2024
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Is CAIR a Hamas front group?

CAIR has long positioned itself as the premier Muslim civil rights organization, but a new report from George Washington University traces the group's beginnings to a 1993 Hamas activist meeting in a Philadelphia hotel conference room.

Sunday, January 7, 2024
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Local legislators respond to House Resolution to cut ties with CAIR

“This is not the purview of the state government. It is the purview of the federal government.”

Sunday, December 31, 2023
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Specialty license plate bills filed

Student scholarships and an addiction awareness program may see the benefits if bills for two new specialty license plates are passed.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
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Thompson, Bracy Davis file bills to prevent tots dying in hot cars

Legislation would require the installation of vehicle alarm systems to alert caregivers if a baby is still in the backseat.

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