Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet voted to expedite the construction of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir Project on Tuesday.
Both of Florida’s U.S. senators want to ensure the retirement savings of some federal employees aren’t in Chinese hands.
DeSantis launched the “Governor’s Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors(GI LAW)” back in May.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, took to the Senate floor on Thursday to talk about U.S. policy toward Syria and the long-term challenges to U.S. national security in the region following Turkey’s incursion in Northern Syria.
U.S. Representative Charlie Crist, D-Fla., scored a win this week as his “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” cleared a key committee and is now headed to the House floor.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is running for reelection--but first he is repaying money he lent his campaign last year. That money is the subject of an ethics complaint and investigation that could be hindering Spano’s efforts to bank cash in what could end up being a hotly contested seat.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., said he will donate his third-quarter salary to the Navy SEAL Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families.
A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Coast Guard extended the contract for Panama City-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) to build four Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) ships, garnering the applause of officials from the Sunshine State.
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced three Local Workforce Development Boards were awarded Veterans’ Performance Incentive Awards for their work of providing employment and training opportunities to thousands of veterans.