The area is a key spawning ground for a number of iconic reef fish.
The funds come from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF).
The average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.61 on Sunday, the same as the start of last week. That is below the national average of $2.72 a gallon.
This year’s award will total $3.8 million. Orlando’s inclusion in the program was restored in 2018 after a multi-year drought, following advocacy by the three representatives.
LaMarca’s proposal will include three bills: one to implement the policy, one to implement the new license, and one to implement the new tax structure.
DIS President Chip Wile talked with Florida Daily on whether or not things can ever return to normal, especially as it relates to whether races in February will be confined to one week or two.
Florida bettered the national average (24.4 percent) by nearly 10 percentage points, bypassed Massachusetts (34.0 percent) and is second only to Connecticut (34.5 percent). Additionally, Florida has eliminated the AP participation and performance gap for Hispanic students.
The Governor made this announcement at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, where one of the new sites is located.
On Wednesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a near-doubling of award money for anonymous tips in murder cases that lead to an arrest.
The grant aims to help scale entrepreneurship-related initiatives across the state’s career and technical education (CTE) programs. A total of 22 agencies were awarded, ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 dollars for each proposal.