Saturday, October 19, 2019
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis launched Florida’s effort to secure more than $633 million from the federal government for disaster mitigation projects.
U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., one of the chairman of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus wrote the U.S. Food and Drug Administration supporting the agency’s upcoming session on a blueprint for “A New Era of Smarter Food Safety” which will focus on maintaining food safety through technologies including blockchain.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced this week that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is sending funds to Central Florida to help law enforcement and mental health programs in the region.
With the Legislature getting ready for its regular session at the start of the new year, this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed his plan to improve water quality in the Sunshine State.
With Mast as the main cosponsor, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-SC, introduced the “Climate-Ready Fisheries Act” on Tuesday.
The council released the report, which includes recommendations for the ports on environmental changes and highlights their role in helping Florida recover from natural disasters, on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has brought on Darcy Abbott to be the state’s first disaster recovery mental health coordinator.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending $3.16 million to Lakeland to cover the costs of debris removal from Hurricane Irma, a Florida congressman announced this week.
On Tuesday, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor named Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis to his agency’s National Advisory Council (NAC) which coordinates federal emergency management efforts.
Last week, from his seat on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending more than $8 million to the Tampa Bay region to help it recover from Hurricane Irma which hit the area in 2017.