Friday, June 5, 2020
On Monday, AAA released a report finding the average gallon of unleaded in Florida cost $2.64 on Sunday, well below the national average of $2.77 a gallon and 6 cents lower than the start of last week. Gas prices have dropped for 26 days in a row in Florida, lowering 18 cents over that period.  
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the relaunch of Enterprise Florida’s commercial property search tool. “Find It Florida! is a robust, public database for viewing and uploading available commercial building and site properties across the state. The relaunch includes updates...
On Tuesday, Rubio showcased the “Freedom to Compete Act” which, his team noted, “would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to prevent employers from using non-compete agreements in employment contracts for certain non-exempt employees.”
Waltz expressed concerns about falling behind in the space race. 
“Following the success of legislation and executive action in more than 35 states across the country, retailers continue to applaud governors and state legislators for acting swiftly to close the online sales tax loophole,” the FRF announced on Monday.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., showcased his “NIST Creation of Composite Standards Act” which has U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., as a cosponsor. Other backers include U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, and U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. 
This week, Rubio and Grassley wrote U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Inspector General (IG) Joanne M. Chiedi requesting oversight on potential payments made to U.S. entities with partnerships to genomics companies affiliated with the Chinese government, including WuXi and BGI.
Comcast disclosed that Epic Universe is being built on a multi-hundred-acre plot of land northeast of the Orange County Convention Center, approximately four miles from Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios.
The Amelia River Club is a development proposal for a 175-acre plot of land on Amelia Island in Nassau County.
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the transportation project.