Saturday, February 16, 2019
On Monday, the Republican Governors Association (RGA) went to bat for former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and took aim at Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s economic proposals, insisting they would lead to an extra $1 billion in taxes on businesses. 
On Friday, Buchanan visited the SBA Disaster Assistance Center in Sarasota to focus on  Economic Injury Disaster Assistance Loans. Small businesses located in Sarasota, Manatee and Hillsborough counties hurt by red tide can apply for those loans. 
Credit card debt is rising fast with Floridians, the Jacksonville Landing shooting could lead to lawsuits and women-owned business rapidly growing in Florida.
Patronis announced on Monday that he wants Citizens “to host a series of roundtables with his office to hear from stakeholders on how to best tackle assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud and help keep insurance rates low.” 
AAA released a study on Monday which found that, at the start of this week, gas prices averaged $2.77 a gallon in Florida, down three and a half cents from the week before and ten cents below the national average. 
This week, Gov. Rick Scott announced $1.5 million in Competitive Florida Partnership and Community Planning Technical Assistance grants for small and rural communities across Florida. The grants administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) will assist small and...
With Tropical Storm Gordon looming in the Gulf, gas prices are on the rise in the Sunshine State. AAA released a report on Tuesday morning which showed that gas prices averaged $2.80 a gallon on Monday, a jump of 8...
Scott announced on Friday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is sending another $3 million to help Floridians impacted by red tide, raising the total sent to that area to $9 million. 
They are cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici’s, D-Oreg., “Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act” which declares the HAB problem an “Event of National Significance” and “would trigger disaster-like funding for affected communities.”
Along with staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management Division and local officials, Rubio toured the St. Lucie Lock and Dam. After the tour on Thursday, the Florida Republican weighed in on the matter.