Sunday, August 25, 2019
DeSantis called for $360 million each year for Everglades restoration. 
Some analysts say the program could cost the U.S. economy $93 trillion.
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., toured the Keys and showcased efforts as that area recovers Hurricane Irma which hit the area at the end of summer in 2017. 
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 decision won the applause of the Everglades Foundation and other environmental groups.
Looking back at his first six months in Tallahassee, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced, since he took office, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has awarded more than $600 million as Floridians recover from Hurricanes Michael, Irma, Matthew and Hermine.
On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced that $85 million is available to local governments in communities impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program. Hurricane Irma hit the Sunshine State back in September 2017.
Reed’s impact on the Sunshine State can be seen in his efforts at launching the Everglades Foundation and helping launch Big Cypress National Park in Southwest Florida. 
On Wednesday night, Gov. Rick Scott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his requests and issued disaster declarations for South Florida due to the continued toxic algae and red tide problems. Scott sent letters to the SBA...
Sixteen of the 29 members of the Florida delegation attended the meeting which is the first the delegation has had this year. Buchanan said the good attendance showed how important water issues are in the Sunshine State.