Rubio and Nelson are calling for amending the 2019 Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill to send $1 million to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help Floridians impacted by the algae blooms.
The storm is expected to strengthen before possibly making landfall Wednesday in Florida’s Panhandle. Florida’s price gouging law applies to sales within counties covered by the declared state of emergency.
Bloomberg, one of the ten richest Americans and one of the twelve wealthiest men in the world thanks to his founding of the media and financial services company that bears his name, served three terms as mayor, winning election in 2001 as a Republican before having no party affiliation and then joining the Democrats.
The decision won the applause of the Everglades Foundation and other environmental groups.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao, calling on her to grant funding through the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program to complete Phase II of the Tamiami Trail Modification Next Step project.
“Responding to HABs requires a collaborative federal, state and local government effort. I am encouraged that these key agency officials are coming together to help our community prepare for future algae outbreaks" Francis Rooney said on Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., has been pushing for this funding for more than a year.
“These grants provide funding to defense-dependent communities to support advocacy and military community relations,” the governor’s office noted on Friday.
With Hurricane Dorian looming, the Florida Forest Service announced it will be closing campgrounds in state forests across the Sunshine State, starting at 1 pm on Friday.
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