Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Is there more to the Democrat that has never held elective office than just a puff of smoke? Florida Daily asked the Ft. Lauderdale Democrat about her plans if she wins.
With his home base on the Panhandle devastated by Hurricane Michael earlier this month, Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis continues to focus on that region’s recovery. 
“This is what I was told: ‘We’re not in the business of picking winners and losers.’
Scott had been updated about the hurricane by the Florida Division of Emergency Management and talked to the governors of Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia to offer assistance. 
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. 
Hurricane Michael is currently forecast to make landfall as a Category 3 hurricane in the Florida Panhandle very soon.
“The Florida Disaster Fund helps provide financial support to Florida’s communities in times of disaster. To make a contribution, please visit www.FloridaDisasterFund.org or text DISASTER to 20222 to make a one-time donation of $10. Duke Energy has already donated $50,000,” the governor’s office noted. 
Freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., wants the U.S. Interior Department to ensure that seismic activities in the Big Cypress National Preserve are following proper procedure.
With his first term almost finished and now headed into a second one, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his bill transferring land on Jupiter Island from the U.S. Coast Guard to the Hobe...
The storm is expected to grow in intensity on Monday and hit the southeastern coast--namely the Carolinas--later in the week.