Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel

Stephen Hudak

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Stephen:

Orange County agrees to $21.5 million contract to fix Orlo Vista flooding

Orange County has accepted a contractor's $21.5 million bid to fix flooding in Orlo Vista. → Read More

Orange County board to see first draft of Tenant Bill of Rights

Orange County may create an Office of Tenant Services to help renters. → Read More

Duplicate applications hinder Orange County’s rental-aid program

More than $13 million is available to help low-income tenants in Orange County stave off eviction. → Read More

Missing Orange County boy found dead in water near his home

Five-year-old Aaron Peña was found dead early Thursday close to his mother’s home east of Lake Nona. → Read More

Prosecutors drop case against corrections officers beating caught on video

Prosecutors said conflicting testimony about who broke Lake Correctional Institution inmate Otis Miller’s ribs — and how — led to the decision. → Read More

Orange County may bump up impact fees for parks, police and fire

Orange County may raise impact fees for parks, fire-rescue services and law enforcement. → Read More

Orange County commissioners vote to continue legal fight for rent control

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and commissioners voted Thursday to continue the legal battle for rent control. → Read More

Project to fix flooding in Orange County’s Orlo Vista back on track

A little more than $9 million in federal money has been acquired to rescue a flood-relief project in Orlo Vista. → Read More

Orange County commissioners to discuss rent-cap ordinance appeal in secret

Orange County commissioners will discuss the possible appeal of the nullified rent-cap measure on Thursday. → Read More

Hotel tax revenue helps Orlando pay to host LSU-FSU to kick off 2023 college football season

Orlando uses $500,000 in hotel-tax revenue to host FSU-LSU football game on Labor Day 2023. → Read More

Nicole leaves 4 dead in Orange County, wreaks havoc on coast

Tropical Storm Nicole left at least four dead, sent coastal homes crumbling into the ocean and washed out a part of A1A along the Atlantic. → Read More

Orange County to return to normal after Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole left Orange County better and less wetter than Hurricane Ian. → Read More

Hurricane Nicole should spare Orange County of Ian’s flooding, Demings says

Orlando and Orange County mayors urge residents to stay indoors to avoid strong gusts from Hurricane Nicole. → Read More

Orange County voters say no to transportation sales tax, yes to rent control

Orange County voters rejected a penny-per-dollar sales-tax increase intended to transform transportation options, while backing rent control. → Read More

Rent-control advocates, foes keep up campaigns despite court ruling nullifying measure

Despite court rulings on proposed Orange County's rent-control ordinance, campaigns go on — both for and against. → Read More

Pedestrian fatally injured on West Colonial

A pedestrian was killed after hit by car on West Colonial Drive. → Read More

Motorcyclist, 65, dies after I-4 crash

A Deltona motorcyclist, 65, died Friday in a crash on Interstate 4 near Sanford. → Read More

Orange County’s proposed sales tax increase raises questions. Here are some answers

Who's for Orange County's sales tax increase for transportation? Who's against it? And what will happen if it's approved by voters? → Read More

Ocoee Remembers: City hosts observance of Election Day massacre

Ocoee will mark the 102nd anniversary of the racial violence on Election Day 1920 with a unity festival. → Read More

Judge directs Orange election supervisor to not certify results of rent-control vote

A judge directed the elections supervisor to not certify results on Orange County's rent-control ballot question. → Read More