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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Ocoee clarifies that commissioner appointee can run in general election

Ages Hart: "It would be something I would like to do."

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Candidates qualify for Ocoee’s once scheduled, now up-in-the-air special election

Robertson, Oliver unite in opposition to changing election date.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Oliver, Robertson to square off for Ocoee commission seat

Special election may cost city up to $10,000.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Termed-Out Baxley names preferred successor

Second term House Republican is pro-gun, anti-abortion and pro-strawberry shortcake.

Monday, April 3, 2023

Democrats try, fail to amend Senate abortion-ban bill ahead of vote Monday

GOP-backed human trafficking exception added while exceptions for domestic violence, psychological harm, religious acceptance and others fail

Friday, March 24, 2023

How much should a Florida legislator earn?

A state lawmaker from Ocoee hopes his salary survey bill will lead to pay increases — and open the doors for greater diversity in the legislature.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Ocoee sets District 4 commissioner special election for June 13

Winner to fill out remainder of term vacated by former commissioner.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Bracy Davis introduces bill that would let Ocoee Scholarship funds be used at out-of-state universities

State Sen. Thompson sponsors legislation to create a similar fund for Groveland Four descendants, provide assistance to Black businesses.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson wins re-election with more than 60 percent of the vote

Ocoee sticks with tried and true as Commissioner Richard Firstner also retains District 3 seat. Scott Kennedy wins in District 1.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Republican lawmakers introduce near-total abortion ban at the start of legislative session

Proposed legislation would ban most abortions after six weeks and would specifically prohibit women from obtaining abortion pills by mail, retail pharmacy or telehealth appointments and from using state funds to travel out of state for an abortion.

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