On Wednesday, Mast paired up with U.S. Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oreg., Dave Joyce, R-Ohio, and Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, to round up more than 55 members of the U.S. House to write a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney “urging the Trump Administration to fully fund all programs related to addressing harmful algal blooms in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020 budget.”
The two Democrats wrote Patricia Espinosa, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat, on the matter.
Rubio and Mast reached out to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R. D. James on an Army Corps of Engineers proposal that would “disregard clear congressional intent and delay the review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) by more than a year.”
At the end of summer, more than 36,000 FPL customers were taking part in the program with that number expected to rise to more than 40,500 this month.
On Friday, Scott showcased a Visit Florida program to help the region.
Mast’s “Jupiter Island Land Transfer Act” passed the House at the end of last month as part of the “Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act.” The freshman Republican’s proposal transfers four acres on Jupiter Island from the Coast Guard to the refuge.
At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year.
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...
Nelson took to the Senate floor on Monday to deliver the first of these speeches. In that address, he took a shot at the man who defeated him, Gov. Rick Scott
This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Work Plan with funds for several projects in the Sunshine State.