Roads Through Parks

Orange County residents have been clear about wanting to invest in and protect our parks and green spaces. And yet some officials looking for a cheap short cut make our public parks the “preferred route”. Orange County Commission was recently asked to approve a road through Cypress Grove Park, a treasured public green space inContinue reading “Roads Through Parks”

Hurricane Ian

Before, during, and after Hurricane Ian, Orange County’s first responders were unflinching in their support of our community. Even though Orange County isn’t coastal, we had water rescues all weekend. With unprecedented flooding, the response plan went off without a hitch, but recovery may be slow. Thank you to our incredible first responders who haveContinue reading “Hurricane Ian”

Climate Migration

Last week, we saw Hurricane Fiona wreak havoc on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean at large. As we consider housing policy, transportation infrastructure, and school capacity, we must keep climate migration and natural disaster resiliency at the top of mind. From a policy standpoint, we must make bold moves on housing supply and meaningfully investContinue reading “Climate Migration”