“This new funding will support expansion of the FCF’s Southwest Corridor, known as the Purple Line,” the congressman’s office noted.
On Friday, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $99.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Miami-Dade County “to finance advanced wastewater infrastructure upgrades."
Rooney is championing U.S. Rep. Ted Budd’s, R-NC, proposal to “preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of federal government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects, and for other purposes.”
Ross is scheduled to speak to business and port leaders and tour the port facility.
“Florida’s economy is strong but there is still work to be done in some of our hardworking, resilient North Florida communities,” said DeSantis when he announced the grants on Wednesday. “The development of infrastructure is critical for the economic development of these rural communities.”
The funds will be used to build almost 250 miles of distribution lines.
“The goal of the ISF is to help Florida evolve from a state that has witnessed school and workplace violence that has claimed dozens of lives, to a state that has among the safest schools and places of employment in the nation,” the new group noted on Wednesday. “The ISF will focus and champion solutions in four key areas: safer schools, safer workplaces, mental health, and public safety.”