Tuesday, July 7, 2020
With Hurricane Dorian expected to strike Florida in the coming days, Gov. Ron DeSantis crossed the state on Thursday, trying to get the Sunshine State ready for the storm.
On Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce activated its Hurricane Center which it defined as “a one-stop storm preparation center for families, businesses and visitors.”
Even as the Sunshine State gets ready to wrap summer up over the Labor Day weekend, Florida is keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian which is expected to hit the eastern U.S. sometime in the days to come. 
With Hurricane Dorian expected to impact Florida in the coming days, on Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 26 counties on or near the state’s Atlantic coast.
In the letter, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called on Trump to ensure that full federal resources are made available for the safety of the American citizens in Puerto Rico.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Eric Sutton, the executive director of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), urging the agency to ensure that Key deer populations, and their critical habitat, remain protected regardless of the species’ future federally protected status.
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 Monday, Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, tapped Dr. James Sullivan Ph.D. to serve on the Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Initiative Advisory Council.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to a national newspaper to push back against the Green New Deal proposed by congressional Democrats and called for “adaptive solutions” to combat climate change.