“For the first time ever, the Army Corps admitted to willfully and knowingly releasing toxic water containing cyanobacteria and harmful algal blooms from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers,” Mast’s office insisted.
The governor also showcased the economic benefits Florida gains through fishing.
This week, Scott announced that he will focus on a new target each week as he hits the federal government for wasteful spending.
Demings was part of a group including U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mary., and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., which visited Denmark, Hungary and Luxembourg.
On Wednesday, Rubio paired up with U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to bring out “the Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Review Act” (SADRA). The bill would have the executive branch examine the connections between the two nations.
Soto’s “Territories Health Care Improvement Act" would increase the limit on Medicaid payments and the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Senate voted to confirm Wetherell on a 82-16 vote on Tuesday with all of the opposition coming from the ranks of the Democrats. Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--voted to confirm him.
Besides having three children and three grandchildren of her own, Williams has been the foster mother of more than a dozen other children and served as a Guardian ad Litem. She also just started a licensed child placement agency to find more foster parents.
A growing number of Republicans--including White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney--are also pushing Trump to remove Acosta.
The bill amends “the mitigation options for wetlands impacted by development projects to now allow local governments to authorize mitigation of conservation lands they have purchased and own, if state and federal mitigation credits are not available and financial assurances are provided by the developer for the perpetual maintenance of the land.”