Frank Torres

Frank TorresNovember 2, 2015

Sunday afternoon, real estate investor and black bear activist Chuck O’Neal announced his intention to run for Florida House District 29, surrounded by friends and family in downtown Orlando. O’Neal made the announcement at a memorial held to mourn and raise awareness of the 300 black bears killed the previous weekend during a hunt authorized by the Florida […]

Frank TorresOctober 31, 2015

The intense Democratic primary for U.S. Senate between Alan Grayson and Patrick Murphy has been one of the main storylines from the Florida Democratic Party’s “Florida’s Future” state convention. The two candidates shared several rooms yesterday including a meeting of the Labor Caucus walked past each other while addressing attendees and also the kick-off reception, […]

Frank TorresOctober 13, 2015

St. Cloud Republican state Rep. Mike LaRosa said Tuesday morning he won’t be running for Florida’s 9th Congressional District next year, saying: “Looking ahead to 2016, I’ve received overwhelming encouragement from my family, community and colleagues, and although I’m totally fed up with politicians in Washington D.C. and believe that Washington and Congress need a complete and […]

Frank TorresOctober 12, 2015

Susannah Randolph has raised $170,000 in her first fundraising quarter as a candidates in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Announcing her fundraising numbers Monday morning, Randolph said her 1,150 contributors demonstrates deep, grassroots ties to both District 9 and Central Florida. According to the campaign, donations averaged $150 apiece. “Our campaign is truly people-powered and doesn’t have to rely […]

Frank TorresOctober 11, 2015

The Florida Federation of Republican Women conducted one of the first major straw polls of the 2016 election cycle at its bi-annual convention in Orlando this weekend. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio won in the presidential contest, capturing 25 percent of more than 100 votes cast. Tied in second place were Texas’ U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina with 16 percent. […]

Frank TorresOctober 8, 2015

Hundreds gathered at the North Lake Community Elementary school Thursday night to listen to a resolution between local leaders and officials from Orlando International Airport on a land deal to expand operations closer to the growing Lake Nona community. District 1 Commissioner Jim Gray stood before the standing room-only audience and attempted to ease concerns that the development […]

Frank TorresOctober 8, 2015

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, joined by mayors from major cities worldwide were in Washington Thursday morning to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Envoy Michael Bloomberg. The discussion was on best practices and possible solutions for addressing the challenge of climate change. The work session, part of the “Our Cities, Our Climate” initiative, was through […]


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