Wednesday, August 12, 2020
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to help agriculture hurt by Hurricane Michael through July 12.
On the surface, this looks like a petition allowing free market principles into the energy market.
Last week, the U.S. House passed the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act which brings in language from a Central Florida congresswoman to battle the drug trade in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called on U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo to lead a delegation of EU nations to the Venezuelan border to see the humanitarian crisis firsthand. Scott called on all EU countries to stand with the U.S. against the Maduro regime.
"This will not only save the program, which is dangerously close to going bankrupt; It will save our aid for the people who need it most."
Last week, Shalala joined more than 180 other House Democrats to back U.S. Rep. John Larson’s ,D-Ct.,  “America’s Call to Improve Opportunities Now (ACTION) for National Service Act” and President John F. Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps was front and center.
Six months into his second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is starting to prove himself a force in the Democratic majority as his proposal allowing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, better known as “DREAMers,” to work for the federal government and more than 55 proposals in the federal minibus.
The Florida Department of State will host a number of events honoring the moon landing in the coming weeks, kicking them off last week by launching a summer reading program for younger Floridians.
“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."
With Friday being Insurance Awareness Day, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis is encouraging Floridians to ensure they are adequately protected in the event of a major loss or natural disaster and recommends consumers conduct an insurance checkup at least once a year to review all their insurance policies, coverages, and deductibles.