Saturday, September 19, 2020
On Thursday, Florida (CFO) Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis traveled to Pensacola to survey Hurricane Sally damage and help coordinate response efforts. The CFO participated in a briefing with local and state emergency management officials at the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), then participated in a press conference.
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FEMA announced it is sending $2,212,978 to Mexico Beach for repairs to the city marina, including repairs to the water and power station, seawall, pavement and supporting posts.
Chao announced that the Trump administration will send more than $1.2 billion to 405 airports across the nation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will be used for infrastructure and safety improvements. 
The Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Repair Program is designed to provide funding for local governments to strategically rebuild and harden infrastructure to prevent or reduce losses from future disasters. Hurricane Michael hit Florida back in October 2018.
The funds are part of $100 million to tribes across the nation through HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat program (ICDBG-CARES). This is the only grant going to a tribe in Florida. 
Approximately 25 public power personnel from Tallahassee have already arrived in Lafayette, Louisiana, and another 80 are on their way to assist Lafayette Utilities System, a public power utility.
Mexico Beach is receiving $1,775,746 reimbursement for repairs to the bridge at the Salt Creek Crossing, which provides access to the city marina, and strengthening the structure to reduce damage from future storms.
With the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching, Election Stress Disorder or ESD is at the highest levels in all of history. And this time Americans have to be worried about the very future of democracy itself.
Every Democrat from the Sunshine State voted in favor of the proposal and they were joined by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla. Other Republicans from the Florida delegation voted against the proposal though Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Ross Spano and Greg Steube did not vote.