Ron DeSantis Announces $114 Million for Wastewater Treatment Grants

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sec. Shawn Hamilton and local officials...

Florida Lottery Looks Back to 2020 Accomplishments

“This year has been a year unlike any other, but one thing that has remained unchanged is the Lottery’s commitment to Florida’s students and schools. In 2020, the Lottery reached not one, but two major milestones in its mission to enhance education; surpassing $37 billion in total contributions to the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in May, and then exceeding $38 billion in total contributions just five months later in October."

Marco Rubio: Feds Need to Investigate Amazon’s Hiring Practices

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin Walsh calling...

Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Offering $1.2 Billion in Tax Relief

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a tax package into law that provides more than $1.2 billion of tax relief...

Ashley Moody Calls on Joe Biden to End Head Start’s Mask Mandate

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced last week that she is leading 22 other state attorneys general in demanding the end of the Head...
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Marco Rubio, Amy Klobuchar Introduce Domain Reform for Unlawful Drug Sellers Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought out the “Domain Reform for Unlawful Drug Sellers (DRUGS) Act” with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
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Jimmy Patronis Meets With FEMA to Talk Hurricane Response Efforts, Flood Insurance

On Thursday, Patronis, who is based out of Bay County which was slammed by Hurricane Michael back in October 2018, met with FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor in Washington D.C. to talk about a host of issues. 

Jeff Brandes Urges Legislative Leaders to Call a Special Session to Focus on Property...

This week, state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, called for a special session in a letter to Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Tribly, and House...

Ashley Moody Urges State Department to Do More to Combat Fentanyl

Last week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody urged the U.S. Department of State to take a tougher approach to stem the influx of deadly...

AAA: Gas Prices Holding Steady in Florida

According to the study which AAA released on Monday, this week started with the average gallon of gas in Florida costing $2.02, the same as it was at the start of last week.
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Rick Scott Urges HHS to Reject COVID Tests Made in China

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Xavier Becerra and demanded...

Lois Frankel Showcases Services for Seniors Feeling Lonely, Helpless During Pandemic

211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast is able to connect seniors with the many services offered to them just by calling 211, from food delivery services to social events.