Saturday, September 21, 2019
Frankel made the announcement that the funds were included in the federal budget that Congress passed to avoid another government shutdown. 
A heavy favorite to win reelection, Gelber showcased his accomplishments as mayor, including creating an inspector general’s office for the city, passing a GO Bond program to help more than 50 capital projects, education reform, expanding city trolleys and adding police officers to every public school.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the new chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, convened a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Small Business Administration,” with U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon testifying.
The “U.S. Metropolitan Area Economic Freedom Index” uses nine different measures of state and local government policies across three broad areas (taxes, spending, and labor market restrictions) to produce an overall score for each of the nation’s 382 large metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).
Clay County School Board is creating its own police force, Florida has the potential to become the biggest medical marijuana market in the nation by 2021 and the Florida Education Association gives some support to Governor Ron Desantis' teacher pay proposal.
While fewer people might be celebrating Valentine’s Day later this week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) noted that the average American will be spending $162 for the holiday.
“House Bill 693 will lower taxes, allow for a more competitive marketplace, and increase competition in Florida’s economy,” Fischer’s office stated.
Spano took part in a committee hearing on “The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses.” 
Satter has experience in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, he was the managing director of U.S. operations for Avision Young, the world’s largest private commercial real estate services firm where he served five years.
While he might be a top target for Democrats in 2020, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., got a boost from Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, despite starting his first term in Congress.