Issues of Interest

DISASTER FUNDING Volunteer Florida awarded $300,000 to organizations throughout Florida to start or improve their emergency response efforts.  The City of Orlando and Orange County were among the 40 recipients of the federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Funding will be used for recruiting and training of civilians to assist first responders during Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

2014 Ballot Initiatives

The Florida Supreme Court approved a ballot proposal that would provide funding for the Land Acquisition Trust Fund.  The funding will be secured by requiring 33 percent of net revenues from the documentary tax paid on real estate transactions be used for conservation land purchases, trails, beaches, protecting drinking water sources, encouraging fish and wildlife programs Read more about 2014 Ballot Initiatives[…]