Monday, April 6, 2020
The University of West Florida (UWF) is having one of its direct support organizations make face shields through its Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory in Pensacola. They expect to start distributing them on Tuesday. 
“Tampa and Hillsborough County are on the frontlines of combating the coronavirus,” said Castor on Thursday. “It is vital that Congress speed significant resources directly to Tampa and Hillsborough County to take care of our neighbors."
“If the WHO had done its job, not as many people would be dead, we would be further along right now, and every country would be better off," Scott told The Daily Signal.
This week, most of the Democrats in the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill, signed a letter urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to mail absentee ballots to all registered voters across the state.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott sent a letter to Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC) urging the SEC to exclude Chinese-based companies trading publicly on U.S. stock exchanges from eligibility for SEC filing extensions due to impacts of the coronavirus.
This statewide resource is comprised of real-time, self-reported bed availability by all Florida hospitals. The dashboard provides Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Department of Health, healthcare providers and emergency management operators with critical, real-time information to better inform state and local planning and response to the need for more hospital beds as they confront COVID-19 in Florida.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., who is one of the leaders of the Blue Dogs, and U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., signed the letter along with other members of the group.
Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill reacted to Gov. Ron DeSantis issuing a statewide stay-at-home order as the Sunshine State continues to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
An emerging scam involves a false claim that Floridians must respond to the 2020 Census in order to receive a coronavirus stimulus payment. The scam message usually includes a link that directs anyone who clicks on it to a fake website with prompts to provide sensitive personal information. While participating in the Census is mandatory, there is no connection between completing the Census and receiving a stimulus check.
The executive order will start on Thursday and will extend through all of April and will be all non-essential activities outside the home.