Rubio and Wilson brought out the “Safe Temperature Act” and brought back the “Liberty City Rising Act” on Thursday, the first day of the new Congress.
“What Reagan said many years ago still rings true, that the scariest words to hear are 'I’m from from the government and we’re here to help.' What we see time and again are ambitious and often well-intentioned government agents identifying a goal, affordable housing, and then creating policies that completely undermine that goal."
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years.
Consumer confidence bounced back in the Sunshine State last month, moving up from 98.1 in December from 95 in November, according to a survey released by the University of Florida (UF) on Wednesday.
The money would be issued as matching funds for three types of projects.
The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, which Scott and the Florida Legislature launched in 2017, provides $85 million for improving public infrastructure and enhancing workforce training in Florida.
On the whole, Scott did what he said would do and helped Florida’s economy bounce back after the Great Recession. This is one of the reasons why Scott is one of only a handful of Florida governors who moved on the Senate--something that plenty of governors failed to do over the past 173 years.
The governor’s office also noted that Arcadia is getting more than $300,000 from the Rural Infrastructure Grant Fund for waterline improvements and to improve Arcadia Municipal Airport which will help fund 27 jobs which include 15 new full time positions.
AAA released a report on Friday showing gas prices continuing to drop across the state and the nation as Americans ready to kick off 2019.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was the only member of the Florida delegation to vote against reauthorization.