Saturday, December 7, 2019
The Republican primary field to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is growing increasingly crowded.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., ended her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday.
Two Republicans from Northeast Florida serving in the Legislature--state Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach and state Rep. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville--teamed up on Tuesday to push for funds to help around 100 Holocaust survivors on the First Coast.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that more than $44 million in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding has been awarded to 11 Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma which hit the state back in 2017 for voluntary home buyouts.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending $11.8 million to Lee County to help the area recover from Hurricane Irma.
Two members of the Florida House--Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon of Longwood and Democrat state Rep. Matt Willhite of Wellington--have teamed up on a proposal to have the state government due more to help Floridians with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Later this week, the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) Foundation will honor a congresswoman from the Sunshine State for her record on international trade.
While he is expected to be a top target next year, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., stressed his conservatism as he gets ready to run for a second term.
FAMU President Dr. Larry Robinson tapped Dr. Alan Robertson to serve as the university’s CFO. Before this, Robertson served as the senior vice president and CFO of Morehouse College. He is scheduled to begin his new role at the start of next month.
Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Penn., who had not made the debate stage or make a dent in the polls, ended his presidential bid on Sunday.