Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., hosted a roundtable event in South Florida with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., top lieutenant--and the GOP is trying to showcase it. Shalala and U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.,...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent letters to the governors of Illinois, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Delaware, Connecticut and New Jersey--all Democrats save Gov. Charlie Baker, R-Mass., outlining his concerns about rising debt in their states and showcasing the...
U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-NY, announced last week that she is retiring--meaning one of the most powerful members of Congress is headed off of Capitol Hill. Now 82, Lowey has been a fixture in Congress since the 1988 elections when...
Last week, Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees announced three appointments to the Department of Health’s executive leadership team. Courtney Coppola has been promoted to Chief of Staff and will also serve as the Department’s Marijuana Coordinator. Alberto Moscoso will...
Since Florida first cast its Electoral College votes for Zachary Taylor back in 1848, the Sunshine State has never been on a national presidential ticket--but that could be changing based on reports this week. The Daily Beast reported on Thursday...
On Thursday, the one year anniversary of Hurricane Michael hitting the Panhandle, the Volunteer Florida Foundation announced that $8 million in Florida Disaster Fund long-term recovery grants will be awarded to organizations engaged in Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Irma...
Noting the high levels of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) contamination around military bases across the Sunshine State, including MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, this week state Sen. Janet Cruz brought back a bill “to ensure Floridians with...
The Florida Lottery chose Scientific Games Corporation as its primary instant games provider through 2027, continuing their work on scratch off tickets which has been going on for more than 30 years. Working with Scientific Games, the Florida Lottery has...
On Thursday, a year after Hurricane Michael damaged the facility, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote the Bureau of Prisons for information the status of repair efforts at Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Marianna. The full text of the letter...
On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) brought out a report on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The report “finds that participants in this innovative program enjoy a higher quality of care, improved quality of life, and consume...