Sunday, April 21, 2019
“I am proud to announce this funding for Collier County, as it is vital for a full recovery from Hurricane Irma,” said DeSantis on Tuesday. “Irma devastated this area and this funding has been a long time coming."
Speaking in Stuart on Thursday, DeSantis “called for the immediate resignations of all governing board members of the South Florida Water Management District.” DeSantis said he was following the advice of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla.
On Friday, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $99.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Miami-Dade County “to finance advanced wastewater infrastructure upgrades."
When the Trump administration included waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida in the draft version of its five-year offshore leasing program, it did so for good reasons.
The Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) released a poll of likely voters on Tuesday afternoon which showed Scott with 42.3 percent of the vote while Nelson is right behind with 40.6 percent while 13.1 percent remain undecided. 
Earlier this week, Mucarsel-Powell offered her take on what she intends to fight for as the Democrats get ready to take over the House. 
The state has also helped out by providing two dozen travel trailers. 
Getting ready to start her new duties in Tallahassee next week, incoming Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is turning to prominent Democratic activists for help. 
The money would be issued as matching funds for three types of projects.
According to the congressman’s office, his proposal “will amend existing federal law aimed at combating harmful algal blooms to require the first-ever specific federal assessment and action plan to reduce harmful algal blooms in the Greater Everglades region.”