Sunday, February 28, 2021
On Monday, his last full day in office, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott released a public letter outlining her accomplishments during his eights years in Tallahassee.   Florida Legislators and Fellow Floridians: When I ran for Governor of Florida in 2010, I promised...
There’s no denying that the Everglades is a national environmental treasure, though a swampy one that many people haven’t explored up close and personal.
“We write in support of the state of Florida’s request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program for an additional 90 days for all Florida counties designated for direct housing in response to Hurricane Michael.
“Our military families deserve safe living conditions on base and we must ensure their rights are protected. I am eager to see the results of this important study and look forward to acting upon the GAO’s recommendations,” said Bilirakis.
“This critical legislation will help protect our estuaries by ensuring that we continue to study and monitor the effects of coastal acidification and I would like to thank Representatives Bonamici and Mast for their work on this issue and their important leadership in our bipartisan estuary caucus.”
These grants can be used by local governments to purchase homes damaged by Hurricane Irma from willing homeowners in high-risk flood areas or to match funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
The Florida National Guard offered an update on its Hurricane Dorian efforts as more than 4,800 soldiers and airmen stand ready to help the Sunshine State.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing an effort on Capitol Hill offering some tax relief for Americans hurt by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and wildfires in California.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet voted to expedite the construction of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir Project on Tuesday.
“As Floridians, we know it is our duty to preserve our way of life by keeping our oceans and coasts clean and thriving. The work of Regional Ocean Partnerships, such as the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, is critical in achieving that goal,” said Crist.