In recent weeks, several Florida cities have supported taking down Confederate monuments even as a new poll shows a majority of Americans are not favor in removing them.
Patronis announced that the division recovered more than $328 million, up $6 million from the 2018-19 fiscal year.
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According to a YouGov poll taken for Yahoo News, 57 percent of American adults said they have a favorable view of BLM. Democrats offer the most support with 84 percent of them having a favorable view of the BLM movement, a 30-point jump since 2016. Other voters are not as high on BLM though 55 percent of independents view the movement favorably while 27 percent of Republicans do.
At the end of last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill from U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., to honor the site and it will now head to the U.S. Senate.
AAA released a report on Monday showing the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.03 on Sunday, up a penny from the start of last week and below the national average of $2.18 a gallon. But AAA noted that the pandemic is impacting gas prices across the state.
DBPR Secretary Halsey Beshears weighed in on the order.
AAA released its 2020 Summer Travel forecast on Thursday and it shows Americans will take 700 million trips from July through September which is down 15 percent from last year and is the first drop since 2009.
The funds are part of the $2.3 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that the White House and Congress agreed on at the end of March. While $10 million will be used for operational costs, the rest will be used to help Floridians with their rent or mortgages.
This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, to mandate “a uniformed statewide Holocaust education curriculum and education on the Ocoee Election Day massacre of 1920 in Florida’s public schools”