The Senate passed the resolution on Wednesday. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., was the only co-sponsor.
According to Rutherford’s office, the bill “would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.” The bill cleared the U.S. House in 2018 but failed to pass the U.S. Senate. Rutherford brought it back last year.
Kennedy brought out the “Stop Blocking Hospitals Act” on Wednesday. “The Stop Blocking Hospitals Act would make it a federal offense to obstruct any ambulance, fire department vehicle, law enforcement vehicle or emergency personnel from responding to an emergency.
Many Duval County residents fail to realize that $108 million of their property taxes is currently designated for the sole purpose of the repair and maintenance of schools. Where has this money gone over the last five to ten years?
For weeks, Scott has been asking the Trump administration to keep travel restrictions in place on China, even after the pandemic. Scott pointed to human rights abuses as a major concern.
Announcing the funds at an event on Thursday afternoon, Ross reviewed Leon County’s efforts in developing technology, praising the area as a “nucleus for innovation.” Ross said the project--which includes $6.8 million in local investments--will create 639 new jobs in a “high growth industry" over the next ten years. The facility itself will be finished by 2023.
In analyzing each proposed amendment, FTW considered the impact of the amendment, the arguments made by parties both for and against its implementation, the amendment’s fiscal impact on Florida taxpayers, and its appropriateness as a constitutional amendment
The proposal would also have the Small Business Administration (SBA) offer more training and assistance to small businesses in the program. Spano is the main co-sponsor of the bill.
With the support of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Scott brought out the “Set Sail Safely Act,” which, according to the senator’s office, “will establish a Maritime Task Force, in coordination with a Private Sector Advisory Committee, to address the health, safety, security, and logistical changes needed to allow for cruise lines and ports to resume operations.” As of now, cruise ships remain under a No Sail Order until the end of September.
Soto, the first member of the Florida delegation of Puerto Rican heritage, weighed in on why he introduced the resolution.