Florida A&M University (FAMU) students will get $41.5 million in tuition and fee assistance during the 2021-2022 school year. FAMU President Larry Robinson announced additional assistance for students as part of the kick-off activities for the new school year. The...
On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by state Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Tribly, state House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, and Florida Department of Transportation Sec. Kevin Thibault to announce three transportation projects that they say will improve...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced more than $8 million in federal funds for restaurants in North Florida. Lawson announced 44 restaurants will get $8,301,133.22 from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. “Restaurants are essential to the vitality of our communities...
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced that Clay County is getting almost $2.8 million in federal funds. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are sending $2,778,696...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., led a letter to U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, urging him to make the Child Tax Credit included in the “American Rescue...
Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that almost $1.9 million has been awarded to three communities through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rural Infrastructure Fund. Included in the $1.9 million is...
Gas prices in Florida are starting to drop slightly as production recovers from Hurricane Ida which impacted the Gulf at the end of August and the start of September, a new report finds. AAA released a study on Sunday showing...
At the end of last month, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., continued his focus on cryptocurrency, bringing back two bills to “help prevent virtual currency price manipulation and position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency...
The Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees revised their latest forecast on when Social Security and Medicare funds will run out. The new report finds that funds will be depleted sooner than predicted as Social Security’s spending output will...
The Florida Ports Council (FPC) announced this week that it has selected its officers for the next year. Jonathan Daniels, the CEO and port director of Port Everglades, will take over as the chairman of the FPC. Carlos Buqueras, the...