Monday, May 25, 2020
Last week, from his seat on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending more than $8 million to the Tampa Bay region to help it recover from Hurricane Irma which hit the area in 2017.
With dozens of families reporting mold and other issues in private housing at MacDill Air Force Base, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is pushing for answers. 
Moody noted that the hurricane devastated the Bahamas but warned about scammers trying to take advantage of charitable Floridians.
At last week’s CNN town hall forum focused on the “Climate Crisis,” the major Democratic presidential contenders said Florida was lucky to have avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian. But that didn’t stop them from blaming the storm on climate change.
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.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced this week that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is sending funds to Central Florida to help law enforcement and mental health programs in the region.
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.”
U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla. thinks colleges may hold the answer to protecting the coastlines of Florida and other states. 
This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., waded into fishing issues, calling to protect fisheries and “promote responsible management of forage fish.”
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.