Ron Desantis

Ron DeSantis’ Inaugural Address

Former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., was sworn in as the 46th governor of Florida on Tuesday.

Ron DeSantis: Florida Plans to Add More Charging Stations for Electric Cars

“As electric cars become more prevalent on our roads and highways, the development of these charging stations is essential to the success of our ever-evolving transportation system,” said DeSantis.

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio: Water Resources Development Act Will Help Florida

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the “Water Resources Development Act” (WRDA) this week, and both of Florida’s senators think it will boost the Sunshine...

Ron DeSantis Announces $64 Million in Storm Mitigation Funds to Improve Infrastructure Across Florida

In Bartow on Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $64 million awarded to eight communities, including the city of Forte Meade in Polk...

Marco Rubio Stands With Senate in Calling on FCC to Focus On Sustainable Rural...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. John Thune, R-SD, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and 45 of their Senate colleagues in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prioritize sustainable rural broadband networks as the FCC considers new rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) proceeding. 
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FEMA Sending Almost $7.9 Million to Florida for Hurricane Michael Recovery Expenses

The Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA announced on Thursday that it has approved grants totaling $7,890,555 to reimburse Hurricane Michael recovery expenses in Florida. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State...

Marco Rubio, Frederica Wilson Want to Improve Safety Standards for Public Housing in High-Crime...

The Liberty City Rising Act “would improve safety standards for public housing complexes located in high-crime areas, such as Miami’s Liberty City and Overtown,” Rubio’s office noted.

Vern Buchanan Applauds $105 Million EPA Loan to Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility

Last week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., applauded the approval of a $105 million low-interest rate loan to the Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility...

Ben Carson Unveils HUD’s ‘Find Shelter’ Website to Help Locate Service Providers, Resources for...

HUD noted the new site is “a new resource developed by the Department to help individuals and families in need to locate nearby resources.” With it, “users can search for facilities that provide shelter, clothing, health clinics, and food pantries to those in need” as it “provides mapping and contact information for these service providers and the site is optimized for mobile use.”

Ron DeSantis Offers Second State of the State Address as Legislature Begins Regular Session

"Well, in this season of opportunity, we can say there is more out there to achieve for our state – and there is no reason why we can’t seize this moment and deliver for the people of Florida."

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: FEMA Sending $19.4 Million to Keys to Help Hurricane Irma Recovery

The Florida Keys Electric Cooperative will be getting the bulk of the funds--$11,105,629.07--coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Florida Ports Looking to Build on $11 Billion Trade Ties With Mexico

The agreement will help “maintain relations that promote international commerce and economic development.” Right now, Mexico is Florida’s second-largest trade partner, doing almost $11 billion in business last year, up 8.3 percent from 2017.