Monday, July 6, 2020
On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased the efforts  of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to remove Burmese pythons from South Florida.
A congressman from the First Coast is championing a proposal to offer disaster unemployment assistance to Americans unable to work due to coronavirus.
“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."
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.
DeSantis called for $360 million each year for Everglades restoration. 
A congressman from Florida is pressing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for more information on how funds will be distributed to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in future hurricane recovery efforts.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $5 million in awards is available to six counties in Northwest Florida as that area continues to recover from Hurricane Michael which hit last October.
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 Florida Petroleum Council released a study towards the end of last week showing the Sunshine State’s economy would see an additional $2.5 billion in revenue over 20 years through offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico. 
On Wednesday, Politico reported that the U.S. Interior Department is ready to open up the eastern Gulf for drilling after the November elections.