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Archive for Friday, February 26, 2021

State Rep. Anna Eskamani discusses voter accessibility, money in politics, unemployment

State Rep. Anna Eskamanis name has been floated as a potential gubernatorial candidate. The Orlando-area Democrat is non-committal on if or when shell declare a candidacy, but shes spoken out on the need for her party to course correct to start winning elections- and is channeling the kind of movement that Stacey Abrams adopted in Georgia.  Eskamani joins Intersection to discuss voter accessibility, money in politics and reforming the unemployment system.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Brevard County Man Mobilizes Aid For Texas Crisis

Brevard County's Robert Burns rented a truck to deliver relief aid to Texans undergoing the winter disaster. When he returned to Florida on Wednesday, he said the primary needs in Texas remain to be water, plumbing pipes, and skilled labor, like plumbing and electrician work. "If I could have gotten another truck, I would have done it just so I could fill it with nothing but palettes of water," Burns said.
Published in Central Florida News

Political analysts Dick Batchelor and Frank Torres discuss CPAC, new legislative session

The Conservative Political Action Conference kicked off Thursday in Orlando. The event will feature former President Donald Trumps first major appearance since leaving office, and includes other high profile Republican speakers such as Sen. Ted Cruz and Ben Carson.  Democratic political analyst Dick Batchelor and Republican political analyst Frank Torres join Intersection to discuss the conference, Floridas relationship with the federal government and the legislative session that begins next week. 
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection