Orange County Government Public Information Officer

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | May 25, 2022

Mayor Demings' Seal“Once again, we are saddened at the news of another mass school shooting.  We grieve with and pray for the victims’ families and all those impacted in Uvalde, Texas. It is past time for America to rethink its strategies in reducing gun violence if we truly want to stop these shootings from happening. Do you agree?”

– Jerry L. Demings, Orange County Mayor

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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