Tuesday, June 18, 2019
After comedian and talk show host Jon Stewart testified on Capitol Hill last week to urge Congress to do more for the fund, Scott threw his support behind Gillibrand’s “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.”
From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, said he supports 1,000 more troops being sent to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to grow.
On Monday, DeSantis was at Ridgecrest Elementary School in Pinellas County to showcase STEM education, including visiting a camp run by Pinellas County School District’s STEM Academies program.
On Monday, Mast showcased the “Prioritizing Revised Operations To Eliminate Cyanobacteria Toxins in Florida (“PROTECT Florida”) Act which “requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize public health, including prevention of toxic cyanobacteria, the integrity of the Herbert Hoover Dike, Everglades restoration and tribal water quality laws.”
President Donald Trump arrives in Orlando on Tuesday for a massive rally to kickoff his 2020 reelection campaign--and both parties are fired up and ready to go for the launch.
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest healthcare group, insists it is not the time for the U.S. to adopt the “Medicare for All” plan proposed by some Democrats running for president and in Congress.
The Florida Ports Council released “Pathway to Prosperity: The 2019-2023 Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan" which was prepared by the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council.
Last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rodney Smith on a 78-18 vote to serve as a federal district court judge for the Southern District of Florida. Florida’s two U.S. senators–Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott–voted to confirm Smith.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to ensure federal monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) continues even in the event of a federal shutdown.
The Florida Department of Financial Services noted that unclaimed property doesn’t describe land owned by individuals. Instead, the term relates to property accounts that have been abandoned by owners.