On Monday, EFI announced it was launching a Rural Marketing and Education Grant Program “aimed at increasing economic development activity in Florida’s rural communities and regions” with funds providing “assistance for educational, technical and marketing-related goals.”
"This is news that could certainly restore upward pressure on prices at the pump, but to what extent remains to be seen," Jenkins said.
“His plan would illegalize private insurance, kicking 180,000,000 Americans off their current plans. And in a recent poll, public support for Bernie’s socialist healthcare takeover is at just 13 percent," Rubio added. “Don’t expect to hear that from the media.”
"This is America, this is Florida, and we’re letting our people live in those conditions? We’re letting our children suffer. We’re letting our children live in tents. It’s wrong."
State Rep. Dotie Joseph, D-Miami, steered her bill through the House which passed it without opposition this week.
The two Florida congressmen are calling on President Donald Trump to back a “permanent moratorium on oil and gas drilling and pre-leasing activity East of the Military Mission Line in the Gulf of Mexico.”
Southerland, now the chairman of Stand Up North Florida which defines itself as a “grassroots coalition that was formed to advocate for equitable allocation of resources to the region,” spoke before the state Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government on Tuesday about the region’s economic and environmental needs.
The funds will be divided between Orlando and Sanford and Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties.
“My administration is committed to helping the Florida Keys make a full recovery from Hurricane Irma,” said DeSantis. “I will continue to work tirelessly to get recovery dollars to these communities.”
The bill is being championed by state Sen. Doug Broxson, R-Pensacola. An AOB is an agreement that, once signed, which transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of the policy to a third party.