OCDEC Days of Action

OCDEC Days of Action

We are knocking on doors to get voters signed up for VBM and educated about the upcoming Primary & General Elections. The wave will cover each County District. We have …

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July 7th Day of Action!

Join us July 7, 2018 from 10am to 12:30pm as we knock on doors to get voters registered and signed up for Vote By Mail! There will be multiple locations …

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Save the Date for the Kennedy King Gala!

Please mark your calendars, the Kennedy King Gala is fast approaching! Tickets will be $150 a piece. There are also several different levels of sponsorship opportunities. For Individual Tickets and …

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Orlando Gathers at City Hall in Remembrance of Pulse

On the eve of the anniversary of the Pulse tragedy, Orlando gathered at city hall to not only mourn those we lost, but to commit to taking action to ensure …

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Come to the Official OCDEC Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party!

  Please join us as we watch the candidates debate live on Monday, June 11th. There will be plenty of good food and great company, we hope to see you …

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Clinton: GOP trying to make it difficult for people to vote

Jun 4, 2015 Comments Off on Clinton: GOP trying to make it difficult for people to vote Wes Hodge

Hillary Rodham Clinton accused potential Republican presidential rivals such as Jeb Bush of Florida and Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Thursday of trying to make it more difficult for millions …

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Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio back Indiana law discriminating against on basis of religious freedom

Apr 1, 2015 Comments Off on Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio back Indiana law discriminating against on basis of religious freedom Wes Hodge

Republican presidential hopefuls are lining up behind a controversial Indiana law that allows businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers by invoking religious freedom. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush …

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Darren Soto pushes statewide fracking ban

Mar 18, 2015 Comments Off on Darren Soto pushes statewide fracking ban Wes Hodge

Activists are behind legislation that would ban fracking in Florida. Activists gathered Tuesday at the Capitol to push for a bill that would ban fracking in Florida and speak out …

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Body cameras coming to Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Jan 13, 2015 Comments Off on Body cameras coming to Orange County Sheriff’s Office Wes Hodge

ORANGE COUNTY — Body cameras are coming to Orange County in the form of a pilot program. Tuesday Orange County commissioners approved a $476,000 pilot program for 50 body cams. …

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U.S. Adds 252,000 Jobs In December; Unemployment Rate Declines To 5.6%

Jan 9, 2015 Comments Off on U.S. Adds 252,000 Jobs In December; Unemployment Rate Declines To 5.6% Wes Hodge

The U.S. economy added 252,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. More from AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States …

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John Morgan files revised medical marijuana amendment for 2016 | Naked Politics

Jan 9, 2015 Comments Off on John Morgan files revised medical marijuana amendment for 2016 | Naked Politics Wes Hodge

Making good on his promise to file another constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana, Orlando attorney John Morgan on Thursday filed a revised version of his original proposal with the Florida Secretary …

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Gay marriage Florida numbers: Orange County ranks No. 2 – Orlando Sentinel

Jan 9, 2015 Comments Off on Gay marriage Florida numbers: Orange County ranks No. 2 – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

The first full day of same-sex marriage in Florida saw more gay and lesbian couples getting marriage licenses in Orange County than anywhere else in the state except Broward County. …

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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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Marco Rubio: FL should keep gay marriage banned, appeal to U.S. Supreme Court | Naked Politics

Jan 8, 2015 Comments Off on Marco Rubio: FL should keep gay marriage banned, appeal to U.S. Supreme Court | Naked Politics Wes Hodge

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has been evasive over whether to fight court rulings in favor of gay marriage, but U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was unequivocal Wednesday on what should …

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