The funds will be used to help the small town, which is located on the Suwanee River on the Gilchrist County-Levy County border, improve its infrastructure to boost tourism and business.
DeSantis and Jamal Sowell, the president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), tried to sell Chicago businesses on the advantages of doing business in the Sunshine State.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., brought out the “Community Bank Deposit Access Act.” U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., is cosponsoring the bill.
Noting more than two million Floridians relying on insulin, state Sen. Janet Cruz, D-Tampa, and state Rep. Nick Duran, D-Miami, filed a bill this week to “cap an insured person’s monthly cost-sharing obligations at $100 for a 30-day supply of insulin.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is sending more than $10 million to Lakeland Linder International Airport in Central Florida.
With the Legislature convening early next year in Tallahassee and committee meetings starting this week, DeSantis and Patronis said they will push for a bill to create a “regulatory sandbox” to help FinTech companies in the Sunshine State.
“This announcement brings the total amount of FEMA funding awarded to Miami-Dade County to more than $137 million and Monroe County to more than $20.23 million,” the congresswoman’s office noted.
Overnight, President Trump authorized the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an effort to balance the market,” AAA noted.
The proposal would extend the current agreement--which has been in place for almost two decades until 2030.
The Amelia River Club is a development proposal for a 175-acre plot of land on Amelia Island in Nassau County.