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Orange County Democratic Party elects new Board to lead Democrats ahead

Dec 5, 2016 Comments Off on Orange County Democratic Party elects new Board to lead Democrats ahead Wes Hodge

Orange County Democratic Party elects new Board to lead Democrats ahead On Saturday December 3rd, 2016, the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee conducted its quadrennial organizational meeting, electing new board …

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Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan To GOP Politicians: ‘You Loaded Those Bullets With Hatred’

Jul 3, 2016 Comments Off on Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan To GOP Politicians: ‘You Loaded Those Bullets With Hatred’ Wes Hodge

Orlando’s openly lesbian city commissioner, Patty Sheehan, a formidable long-time activist for LGBT equality, has been in the national spotlight for the past two weeks fighting to make sure the …

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OP-ED: What’s Really Wrong With the GOP | Rep. Alan Grayson

Jan 9, 2015 Comments Off on OP-ED: What’s Really Wrong With the GOP | Rep. Alan Grayson Wes Hodge

For a five-month period that ends this week, every single elected Republican in Congress was a white Christian. Let me repeat that: every elected GOP Member of the House and …

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Senator Soto bill bumps starting salary for teachers to $50,000 | Post On Politics

Jan 8, 2015 Comments Off on Senator Soto bill bumps starting salary for teachers to $50,000 | Post On Politics Wes Hodge

In an effort to attract and the best teachers, starting pay for teachers in Florida would be set at $50,000 under a bill introduced Wednesday. The Florida Teacher Fair Pay …

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Orlando City Commissioner Sheehan helps marry gay friends | www.wftv.com

Jan 8, 2015 Comments Off on Orlando City Commissioner Sheehan helps marry gay friends | www.wftv.com Wes Hodge

It’s not every day you can get married, where you work, and it’s not every day your boss can help marry you. On Tuesday, Channel 9’s Karla Ray was with …

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Orange County Tax Collector’s office to accept same-sex marriage certificates for IDs | News – Home

Jan 5, 2015 Comments Off on Orange County Tax Collector’s office to accept same-sex marriage certificates for IDs | News – Home Wes Hodge

The Orange County Tax Collector’s office says it will now accept same-sex marriage certificates from Florida and other states for couples updating IDs with name changes. The law requires marriage …

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Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell will issue same-sex marriage licenses next week | Blogs | Orlando Weekly

Jan 5, 2015 Comments Off on Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell will issue same-sex marriage licenses next week | Blogs | Orlando Weekly Wes Hodge

When we went to press with our Dec. 31 issue, we criticized Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell for her initial hesitance to commit to giving marriage licenses …

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BBC News – Senator Bill Nelson welcomes thawing Cuba relations

Jan 5, 2015 Comments Off on BBC News – Senator Bill Nelson welcomes thawing Cuba relations Wes Hodge

17 December 2014 Last updated at 21:48 GMT President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have announced a historic change in relations between the two countries. After more than half …

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Smith re-elected to lead Orange Democrats – Orlando Sentinel

Jan 5, 2015 Comments Off on Smith re-elected to lead Orange Democrats – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Fresh off an election that saw the Orange County Democrats grab the county clerk’s post but lose three Florida House of Representatives seats, the party’s executive committee has re-elected Carlos …

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Orange Democrats, activists protest over earned sick time, Gov. Scott – FOX 35 News Orlando

Sep 11, 2014 Comments Off on Orange Democrats, activists protest over earned sick time, Gov. Scott – FOX 35 News Orlando Wes Hodge

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) –It was billed as a protest over citizens being denied earned sick time leave.  The activists who gathered in Orlando on Thursday did …

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