Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, in sending a letter to Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu raising concerns about Americans losing access to banking services due to...
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined more than a dozen other senators from both parties n sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting an exception “to allow the...
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced plans to bring back the “New Parents Act.” According to the senators’ offices, the bill “creates a voluntary option for paid parental leave by allowing new...
As tropical activity continues brewing in the Atlantic, the Disaster Contractors Network urged Floridians to be prepared in advance of hurricanes and tropical storms and showcased their resources, including a website that serves as part of a "hurricane recovery...
This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida have awarded $3.4 million to communities throughout Florida through the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program, the Defense Reinvestment Grant Program, and the Florida Defense...
Florida A&M University (FAMU) students will get $41.5 million in tuition and fee assistance during the 2021-2022 school year. FAMU President Larry Robinson announced additional assistance for students as part of the kick-off activities for the new school year. The...
This week, with the backing of a senator from the Sunshine State, U.S. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, brought back a proposal “which would take government shutdowns off the table by setting up an automatic continuing...
From his perch on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, this week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist announced federal funds are headed to the Tampa Bay region to help Pinellas County fight opioids. Crist announced that the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment,...
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is the recipient of a $30 million, five-year federal grant from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems (CCME) and its mission to find and train the...
Florida already has several Republicans mulling over running for president in 2024 and you can add Miami Mayor Francis Suarez to the list. Appearing on “The Carlos Watson Show” this week, Suarez said the “mayor position” has “been elevated” thanks...