Sunday, January 24, 2021
During a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee nominations hearing this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., questioned Antony Blinken, President Joseph Biden’s nominee to serve as the next U.S. Secretary of State.
In comparison, the nation lost 95,000 private-sector jobs in the month of December. From May to December, Florida has gained a total of 748,100 private-sector jobs.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., introduced the amendment at the start of the month with U.S. Reps. John Katko, R-NY, Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., as the main backers. U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is also behind it.
On Thursday, state Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah, filed a bill “which provides for expanded student eligibility and parental choice for K-12 scholarship programs that serve students with unique abilities and students from lower-income families.”
“The Energy and Commerce Committee has a rich history of solving the biggest challenges facing our country," McMorris Rodgers said on Thursday, insisting that Bilirakis and other Republican subcommittee leaders “are all uniquely qualified to lead on our mission to renew, rebuild, and restore hope in the American Dream.
While the pandemic presented many unforeseen obstacles, it also brought opportunities, Robinson said. The university was able to increase its online and remote course offerings, while also addressing the technology needs of students, faculty and staff.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a double whammy for rural men and their loved ones: Their access to medical care is often difficult because of long distances to travel for treatment, and they are less likely to have access to high-speed internet for telehealth visits.
The work plan includes funding for water resource and navigation projects that are of importance to communities throughout the state, and also builds upon the recent, unprecedented progress towards the restoration of Florida’s Everglades through projects like the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP).
The schools are getting the funds from the $900 billion “Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act” which Congress passed last month and which then President Donald Trump signed into law.
Attorney General Ashley Moody, working with state and federal partners, announced this week that she took part in a nationwide effort that has secured more than $40 million and around $500,000 for the Sunshine State by investigating Medicaid and assisted breathing device rentals.