Fried sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue urging him to send $9.5 billion in direct assistance to agriculture. The funds were included in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package the White House and Congress agreed upon at the end of last month.
The proposal will establish permanent funds for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent and send almost $22 billion for deferred projects on federal lands, including those at the National Parks and the Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.
With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching, Election Stress Disorder or ESD is at the highest levels in all of history. And this time Americans have to be worried about the very future of democracy itself.
The Oviedo Republican will now represent all of Seminole County and the western corner of Volusia County after defeating Democrat Patricia Sigman in state Senate District 9.
The bill draws from regional examples of related, successful specialty plates for Indian River Lagoon and the Tampa Bay Estuary. Funds from the sale of the license plate will be directed to The Miami Foundation to administer toward initiatives supporting habitat restoration, pollution prevention and environmental education and awareness initiatives. 
Crist wrote the USFWS, urging it to declare a Marine Mammal Unusual Mortality Event (UME), which would have more resources focused on determining why the increase of manatee deaths.
At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the 2021 Gulf red snapper recreational season is set to open June 4 and run through July 28, with a possible fall reopening if quota is available. “This will be...