Mario Diaz-Balart Doubles Down on Support of Farm Workforce Modernization Act, Mandatory E-Verify

This week U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balalrt, R-Fla., doubled down on his support of the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act” which reforms the current H-2A agricultural guestworker program and creates a merit-based visa program while mandating the use of E-Verify to check immigration status.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Warns of Cryptocurrency Scams

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody released a new consumer protection resource to help Floridians spot and avoid cryptocurrency scams. According to a new...

USDA Expects Drop in Florida Citrus Production Thanks to Hurricane Ian

This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its first forecast for Florida citrus for the 2022-2023 season it expects lower production thanks,...

Halsey Besherars Offers Update on Status of DBPR’s Network Systems and Services

"On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, DBPR’s information security infrastructure identified instances of malicious activity on state-owned technology assets."

New State Senate President Kathleen Passidomo: Housing Costs the ‘Single Most Pressing Issue’ in...

On Tuesday, Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, was unanimously elected president of the Florida Senate for the 2022-2024 Legislative Term. Pursuant to the Florida Constitution, the...

Stephanie Murphy: FAA Sending Almost $14 Million to Orlando Sanford International Airport

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will send $14 million to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)...

Francis Rooney: Time to End Renewable Fuel Standard Mandate, Cut Down on Ethanol

“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."

Charlie Crist: Feds Sending $3.5 Million to Albert Whitted Airport

The grant, provided through the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will specifically fund the installation of a runway vertical guidance system and runway rehabilitation.

Wilton Simpson: We Can Keep Florida a Beacon of Hope, Opportunity and Freedom

Following recognition of his family, dignitaries and special guests, on Tuesday, as the Florida Legislature opened its regular session, state Senate President Wilton Simpson,...

Marco Rubio Wants More Guidelines from SBA, Treasury Department on Small Business Loans

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin detailing a number of procedures and guidance that should be clarified within the Paycheck Protection Program.

Floridians Plan to Spend the Week Holiday Shopping

On Friday, AAA released its Consumer Pulse Survey which showed that half of those surveyed--50 percent--of Floridians plan to spend Black Friday shopping while 45 percent plan to shop online come Cyber Monday. Almost a quarter of Floridians--22 percent--plan to shop on Thanksgiving on Thursday.

Ron DeSantis Announces $89 Million for Workforce Education Initiatives

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $89 million in funding for workforce education initiatives, including a first-of-its-kind Career and Technical Education (CTE) charter schools...