The program is designed to support the recovery of economic activity in commercial areas of Hurricane Michael-impacted communities, facilitating the return and recovery of businesses, jobs, and provision of goods and services to the area. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State two years ago.
According to HUD, the funds will come “in the form of Mainstream funding vouchers to assist non-elderly populations impacted by coronavirus" which will use “the same rules as other housing choice vouchers but targeted to serve a special population to ensure residents of low-income housing, including those with unique circumstances, receive necessary funding to protect their health and safety against COVID-19.”
Americans who have yet to receive their EIP, most likely because they do not normally file a tax return or had other issues, like change of address or bank account, must use the Non-Filers Tool by November 21st in order to receive their payments.
LeMieux takes over from former state Sen. Pat Neal.
Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.
At the end of August, Castor brought out the “Protecting Tourism in the United States Act” with U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., as the cosponsor.
Voters also gave approval for nine county commissions and six municipal governing bodies to grant property tax exemptions to new and expanding businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs.
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., led the letter, getting almost 20 members of the U.S. House to sign it including U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.
Registration is the first step toward receiving block grant funds and should only take a few minutes to complete.
On Sunday, AAA released a study showing the average gallon of gas in the Sunshine State cost $1.99, down a penny from the start of last week. Across the nation, the average gallon of gas cost $2.13 on Sunday.