Ron Desantis Jerry Demings state Florida county Orange Government mask Ron Desantis Jerry Demings state Florida county Orange

Orange County mayor: Gov. Ron DeSantis attempting ‘to usurp’ leadership in Democrat-led urban counties

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – After Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order revoking all local pandemic-related mandates, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings says he believes the governor’s actions are part of a bigger partisan plan to undermine Democratic-led urban counties and cities.

The mayor and other local leaders were surprised Monday when DeSantis signed legislation to protect against government overreach in the event of an emergency, which would not take effect until July, but then issued an executive order making it effective immediately.

The new law grants the legislature the ability to overrule an emergency order by the governor and “creates a default legal presumption that during any emergency our businesses should be free from

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News