The new national advisory panel was created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education.
Scott spoke with Govs. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., Roy Cooper, R-NC, and Ralph Northam, D-Va., on Monday, saying Florida was ready to help provide resources and assistance. 
This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Work Plan with funds for several projects in the Sunshine State. 
Crist was also named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee earlier this month.
With the Legislature kicking off its regular session on Tuesday, DeSantis returned to the themes that he stressed in the campaign including the “economic opportunities that lie before us,”  the “environmental challenges that require our attention” and “our obligations to education and public safety.”
“Appropriated by Congress, this funding can be used for debris removal; emergency protective measures; and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged facilities such as roads, buildings, and utilities,” Crist’s office noted.
“Last year’s disasters left damaged homes, businesses and infrastructure in their wake,” said Carson.