With the nation still responding to coronavirus, the price of crude oil has dropped to the lowest it has been in 18 years while gas prices in Florida are the lowest they have been since 2016.
The South Florida congresswoman is pushing for a “transformative infrastructure framework that over five years would make a $760 billion investment in the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and create an estimated 10 million jobs.” She renewed her call for those funds on Friday.
On Friday, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis, state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, and state House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, on the need to convene the Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) out of an abundance of caution to better understand the impacts COVID-19 will have on the state’s finances.
Members of the Florida delegation sent a letter to leaders of both chambers of Congress calling for additional financial additional financial relief to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) through interest-free loans
The liberal media’s coverage of the deadly coronavirus outbreak is putting Floridians at risk — the Sunshine State needs accurate and reliable information from the world-class experts in our own government, not news reports that parrot communist China’s talking points.
Rubio and Waltz are championing the “Strengthening America’s Supply Chain and National Security Act.” The bill would have the U.S. Defense Department study how dependent it is on foreign drugs and determine if it represents a security threat. The bill would also have drugmakers to provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with information on how dependent they are on active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from other countries.
DeSantis also issued an executive order allowing bars to deliver alcohol. That decision won the support of U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., who took to Twitter on Thursday to urge that the law be changed.
On Thursday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued additional guidance regarding COVID-19 for the agriculture industry, consumers, and regulated industries.
As the coronavirus continues, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) will operate remotely.
In the letter, which was led by U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., the members highlighted the need for these resources to be delivered within the next 48 hours and asked for the request to be fulfilled immediately so the Florida government could continue working diligently to combat coronavirus.