Thursday, April 15, 2021
The new public service program, Thrive, is administered through four local Urban Leagues in areas of Florida heavily affected by crime—particularly violent crime involving teens and young adults. Through Thrive, the Florida Attorney General’s Office is providing federal funding for victim advocates and crime victim services for Floridians affected by criminal activity, such as assault, bullying, domestic violence and gang activity.
Waltz pointed to incidents with the “Corps of Cadets being mandated to attend seminars and presentations on critical race theory that included inflammatory lessons and presentations that are detrimental to the mission and morale of the U.S. Army" and “requested the full presentation of seminars, presentations, assemblies, and other related curricula at West Point” in the letter he sent last week.
This directive promotes transparency and accountability and requires the Division of State Fire Marshal to create a website where members of the public can submit complaints relating to construction materials blasting as well as review the status of complaints.
The proposal garnered differing responses from two key members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill.
“Often overlooked, veterans’ family members make a great sacrifice in service to our country,” Steube said. “Unfortunately, without the necessary assistance, sometimes this sacrifice ends up in tragedy for family members, like Army Specialist Ashley M. Taylor, who took her own life after her husband, Army Private Bailey C. Taylor, committed suicide.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., led the letter and rounded up more than 15 fellow Senate Republicans warning against “President Biden's plan to send a reported $75 million in general economic support payments from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. State Department into territories controlled by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Iran-backed terrorist group Hamas.”
Thanks to the dictators Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s economy has all but collapsed. Venezuela’s future will depend on foreign investment to rebuild its economy and create jobs and opportunities once again.
Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.
The new organization is a full-service speaker booking agency for both virtual and in-person events,‭ ‬specifically focused on the needs of event professionals looking to book keynote speakers.‭ The speakers will tackle subjects ranging from‬ leadership and corporate culture,‭ ‬to government and political issues,‭ ‬and‭ ‬education and‭ ‬safety.
Back in March 2019, Rubio, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and other Florida Republicans, brought back a proposal making DST permanent across the country.