Tag: Central Florida Urban League
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Scott PowersFebruary 23, 2018

In the first event putting Orange County’s three top candidates for mayor on the same program, Jerry Demings, Rob Panepinto, and Pete Clarke presented themselves to the Central Florida Urban League Friday respectively as the known steady hand, the visionary, and the veteran of community building. “What you get from Jerry Demings is scandal-free leadership, a […]

Scott PowersFebruary 24, 2017

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran made it clear Friday he is sticking to his drive to abolish Enterprise Florida Inc. and VISIT Florida saying the moves are right in philosophy and facts. “I’m telling you we’re right. We’re absolutely right,” Corcoran declared in a speech before the Central Florida Urban League. Corcoran described Enterprise Florida as […]

Scott PowersFebruary 24, 2017

Democratic Tallahassee Mayor  Andrew  Gillum and Miami Beach Mayor  Philip Levine both talked about their interest in running for  governor and gave what  were  essentially campaign speeches in Orlando Friday but both stopped short of  declaring anything. Gillum and Levine were joined by Florida House Speaker  Richard Corcoran in addressing the Central Florida Urban League’s […]

Staff ReportsOctober 19, 2016

The solar power amendment scored the backing of three more organizations. Consumers for Smart Solar announced Wednesday the Central Florida Urban League, the Jacksonville Urban League, and the Pinellas County Urban League were endorsing the 2016 solar power initiative. In a joint statement released by the campaign, the three organizations said they believe the amendment […]


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