Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Osceola County is hoping its investment in technology will pay off, but residents are growing weary of the tax expenditure.
Rubio got some help from the Sunshine State last week as U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-NC, to bring out the House version of the bill.
First elected to Congress in 2016 when she defeated longtime U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., Murphy has grown increasingly prominent during her second term in Congress, including being named to the leadership of the Blue Dog Coalition and claiming a seat on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.
This week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced it was sending more than $86 million to the Sunshine State to help Florida recover from Hurricane Irma which hit back in September 2017.
On Wednesday, Rubio paired up with U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to bring out “the Saudi Arabia Diplomatic Review Act” (SADRA). The bill would have the executive branch examine the connections between the two nations.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis called the new direct flight another victory for the state of Florida resulting from his recent trip to Israel. The flights are already underway--now the governor hopes they will fill up.
The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is targeting Chicago-based financial firms and businesses to leave the cold and move to Florida. South Florida boosters have even dubbed Miami “the Wall Street of the South.”
From his seats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is calling for the Trump administration to get tougher with Iran.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., a key ally of the White House, offered advice for the Trump administration on Asian affairs even as President Donald Trump continued to try to hammer a trade deal with China and met with North Korean leaders.
Former state Rep. Sean Shaw, the Democratic candidate for state attorney general who came up short against Republican Ashley Moody last year, is now running People Over Profits, a non-profit whose mission is to help get Floridians registered to vote after a felony conviction.