Monday, February 24, 2020
“The protection of our environment and vital water resources is one of the most pressing issues facing our state,” said DeSantis. “Today’s land acquisitions give us another opportunity to address these issues in a meaningful way.”
From term limits for school board members, to the Florida Lottery, here's a look at those that made "the list."
This request comes on the heels of Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration.
Hurricane Irma hit the Sunshine State back in 2017. DeSantis made the announcement in the Florida Keys which were hit hard by Hurricane Irma. 
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sec. Noah Valenstein, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Executive Director Eric Sutton and other partners to kickoff “100 Yards of Hope” and announce...
“We fought tooth and nail last year to secure a historic increase in funding for Everglades restoration. Now it’s time to build on that momentum and continue doing everything we can to protect our ecosystems and stop harmful discharges,” Mast said on Wednesday.
Waltz’s office stressed that the Sunshine State would benefit from changing the formula and maintained that it would not add to federal spending. Back in 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency recommended that Congress change the formula.
In recent years, harmful algal blooms have impacted both coasts of our state, devastating the economy and harming native wildlife that is not found anywhere else on earth. This issue has united Floridians and we are confident that we can persevere with your support.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., led Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation in sending a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor, urging the agency to work with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide transitional or affordable housing for Puerto Ricans arriving in Florida.
The first term congressman joined members of the South Florida Water Management District in taking a tour of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, the Boma Water Quality Treatment and Testing Facility, the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project, the Caloosahatchee River West Basin Storage Reservoir and the Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation Project.