Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The funds are part of $1.2 million being used across the nation for “new participating public housing authorities across the country to help families living in public housing become self-sufficient.”
On Wednesday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released its latest edition of its “How Florida Compares” report on taxes. 
On Tuesday, at an event in Vero Beach, Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement about the funds as his administration continues its effort to distribute federal funds.  
The HRSA funds will be used to improve the early detection of oral diseases, which are critical to preventing future health issues, and increase access to the quality care Floridians need to stay healthy.
At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the unemployment rate remained at 3.3 percent in Florida over August, below the national average of 3.7 percent.
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.