The Florida delegation on Capitol Hill continued to focus on coronavirus as the number of Americans who test positive for it grows.
A congressman from the First Coast is championing a proposal to offer disaster unemployment assistance to Americans unable to work due to coronavirus.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, focused on crafting a proposal to improve Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) loan program including leading a hearing on “Coronavirus and America’s Small Business Supply Chain.” 
Dr. Trevor Smith, director of the Division of Plant Industry for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), will serve as the president of the Southern Plant Board for the next two years.