Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Most Florida Democrats--53 percent--don’t know enough about O’Rourke to really have an opinion while 39 percent see him favorably and only 6 percent view him unfavorably. 
Three months after Hurricane Michael slammed into the Panhandle, parts of that region are continuing to recover--and state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is calling for more funds and a sales tax exemption to help speed up the process. 
Crist was also named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee earlier this month.
A team from UCF is pairing with NASA and California aerospace company TransAstra Corporation to try and gather ice from the moon.
“As our local communities continue to rebuild and recover from devastating natural disasters, Congress has an important role to implement lessons learned so future federal response is more effective and efficient."
“In 2018, Florida’s waterways were afflicted with a serious outbreak of toxic algae which at its height, according to NOAA, covered nearly 90 percent of Lake Okeechobee,” Rooney said.
Patronis and state Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier held a call with representatives of insurance companies on Monday as residents of the Panhandle and Big Bend readied for the hurricane. 
The governor and the senators wrote President Donald Trump on Monday, asking him to include $200 million in annual budgets for construction funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER). 
“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."
Along with the chaos of upcoming storms, scams before hurricanes and after can be rampant. A few storm-related scams to watch out for are price gouging, tree-removal scams and home repair scams.