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D1 County Commissioner candidate Austin Arthur has felony arrest record

D1 County Commissioner candidate Austin Arthur has felony arrest record

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

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

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?”

Ocoee codifies rule against using city hall commission chambers for personal politics

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.”

Oliver lawsuit leads to additional charter amendment proposals

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.

Florida cities to sue state over new “burdensome and intrusive” financial reporting requirements

Florida cities to sue state over new “burdensome and intrusive” financial reporting requirements

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

Winter Garden tables Mueller forfeiture hearing

Winter Garden tables Mueller forfeiture hearing

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

Is CAIR a Hamas front group?

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.

Local legislators respond to House Resolution to cut ties with CAIR

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.”

Specialty license plate bills filed

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.

Thompson, Bracy Davis file bills to prevent tots dying in hot cars

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.

Winter Garden trades due process for expediency in Mueller forfeiture hearing vote

Winter Garden trades due process for expediency in Mueller forfeiture hearing vote

"We just need a decision today, just so we can get this thing behind us."

We fact-checked former Ocoee Commissioner George Oliver’s Friday press statement

We fact-checked former Ocoee Commissioner George Oliver’s Friday press statement

Ocoee’s election rescheduling, city attorney retirement and Charter Review Commission have been the subject of much misinformation — some of which surfaced in Oliver’s press statement. VoxPopuli explains what’s true, what's not and what needs context.

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