Sunday, September 20, 2020
The bank announced that it approved more than 2,200 loans totaling around $190 million. This includes more than 650 small business loans in the Big Bend area which totaled around $63.3 million.
Castor said on Thursday that the DOT is sending Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants, previously called TIGER grants, to the city of Tampa and Hillsborough County. These are the only BUILD grants headed to the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, caused more than 130 deaths in the Caribbean and the U.S. and more than $77 billion in damages.
In April, Rubio sent a letter to a number of large banking institutions who participate in the PPP requesting information on their application process amid recent reports certain large banks prioritized borrower applications, which is a violation of congressional intent of the program.
Castor said that HUD was sending $3,075,937 to Tampa in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help the city government deal with the continued coronavirus pandemic. The funds come from the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.
“This protects your beautiful Gulf and your beautiful ocean and it will for a long time to come,” Trump said in the speech.
Perdue said that that the Seafood Trade Relief Program will used around $530 million from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), to offer this relief.
For the amendment to pass, 60 percent of Florida voters would need to support it at the ballot box in November.
The average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.19 on Sunday, up from $2.07 at the start of last week. The national average stood at $2.22 a gallon on Sunday.
Florida's ports moved almost 112 million tons of cargo valued at $86.6 billion in waterborne trade last year with China, Japan, the Dominican Republic, Brazil and Mexico being the Sunshine State’s top international trade partners.