Hurricane María


Historic Day for Orange County

A new Orange County Commission was sworn in this week, one that hit several historic markers for including the county’s first African-American mayor, two new Latina commissioners and the first all-female Orange County Commission.  For these and many other reasons, it was an emotional installation service. “It’s a great day […]


FEMA, Housing and the Loss of Wealth

Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees in the Orlando area will begin fleeing FEMA-sponsored short-term housing as soon as next week, with others to follow in March 20. Calls began months ago to pressure the Federal Emergency Management Agency to extend the deadline for the dozens of people who are still grappling […]


Hurricane Supplies May Go to Waste 2 comments

Puerto Rico hurricane victims may never see thousands of pounds of food and other supplies collected in Central Florida as part of relief efforts. Earlier this week, news reports indicated that hundreds of boxes of supplies at the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Office (PRFAA) in Kissimmee were potentially contaminated by […]