February 21, 2018

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Florida's quote of the day

| 11/14/2017

"I give it five to six months. Then we have a bigger problem on our hands."

-- Kissimmee Mayor Jose Alvarez

 Central Florida officials warned Gov. Rick Scott on Monday the region can’t take in thousands of evacuees from Puerto Rico without making arrangements for long-term housing, medical care and jobs.

“We’re one of the fastest-growing regions,” Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs said. “We’ve been handling growth. We just can’t handle it in a matter of weeks.”

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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