Saturday, July 11, 2020
“The last thing that Michigan families who were exposed to PFAS-contaminated water and soil need is finger pointing from our federal agencies,” Stabenow said.
“Already, more than 3.2 million Americans are working in clean energy jobs. We can do more and make those quality, family-sustaining jobs that are accessible to everyone,” Castor said.
Democrats from the Sunshine State fired back, blaming the White House for not moving quickly enough to help the Panhandle and Puerto Rico. 
“Thanks to the leadership of Governor DeSantis and the support of our legislative leaders, Florida is making historic investments in our environment,” said Valenstein.
"Having just heard Beto say in a rally that we only have 10 years left, I’m perplexed why he would be calling for a plan that doesn’t get to “net-zero” carbon until 20 years after we’ve all become avocado toast."
More than six months after Hurricane Michael hit the Panhandle, Keiser University helped the continuing recovery efforts, donating $50,000 to Volunteer Florida’s Florida Disaster Fund and the Bay Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (BLEAF) on Wednesday.
More than six months after Hurricane Michael slammed into Northwest Florida, recovery efforts are continuing. On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., met with Panama City officials as he tries to get a relief package through Congress. 
Like Patronis, Rivard is based out of Panama City where he is a partner at Harrison, Rivard, Duncan and Buzzett. Rivard is no stranger to public service, including serving as chairman of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 
“Our waterways are the lifeblood of Florida,” said Southerland. “They are absolutely key to the health of our economy and to the high quality of life we enjoy. We urge the Legislature to give the same funding consideration to north Florida waterways like the St. Johns River as they have to building reservoirs and cleaning up the tributaries of South Florida." 
Joined by First Lady Casey DeSantis and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Noah Valenstein, DeSantis announced the new appointments and pointed to recent reports of algae blooms in North Florida.