Thursday, February 20, 2020
DiAngelus spent years working for Advent Health, planning how and where the company should grow in Central Florida.  She eyed entering this race because of what she perceives as a big opening in the GOP primary.
At the end of last week, U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced MARAD has awarded more than $280 million in grants through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program to help improve ports across the nation.
The first basing decision designates Duke Field as the preferred location to grow the 6th Special Operation Squadron (6 SOS) Aviation Foreign Internal Defense mission. The second basing decision designates Hurlburt Field as the preferred location for the addition of three to five A-29 aircraft.
“Rosneft Trading S.A. and its president brokered the sale and transport of Venezuelan crude oil,” said U.S. Sec. Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday.  “The United States is determined to prevent the looting of Venezuela’s oil assets by the corrupt Maduro regime.”
U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said on Wednesday that more than 30 candidates across the nation made the “Contender” tier of its “Young Guns” program.
The U.S. Census is conducted every 10 years to count every person living in U.S. states and territories. Participation is required by law. In the past, scammers have used the mandatory count to take advantage of unwitting Floridians and steal personal information.
On a campaign call with reporters ahead of the looming Florida primary, Dan Kanninen, Bloomberg’s state director, said it is time for Democrats to consolidate behind one candidate and understand what the long term implications are of both Super Tuesday and the March 17 Florida primary.
Noting that the federal government “has determined” Huawei “to be a national security threat and continues to be a bad actor across the globe,” Scott pointed out American “exports to Huawei have been banned, but some U.S. companies are finding ways around the blacklisting, including supplying Huawei through subsidiaries or partners in foreign countries.” His bill would close that loophole.
From the deregulation of professions and occupations to political gerrymandering in the Sunshine State, here's a look at those that made "the list."
Orlando is getting funds from Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) which will be between $2.8 million through $3.5 million. In 2018, UASI sent $1.5 million to Orlando. Last year, Orlando received $3.25 million from UASI. The funds can be used to plan and respond to terrorism in urban areas including dealing with cybersecurity, emerging threats and crowded areas.