Wednesday, December 11, 2019
More than two years after Hurricane Irma hit the Sunshine State, Florida continues to get help from the federal government to deal with its aftermath.
Hong Kong has been in the headlines in recent months due to high-profile protests which started over a proposed extradition policy that could lead activists in Hong Kong to be deported to mainland China. Democracy activists in Hong Kong celebrated the bill being signed into law, including showcasing the American flag. 
The second term congresswoman spent some time this week volunteering at Feeding Children Everywhere, a Longwood non-profit that provides meals for families over the holidays and she spoke with Florida Daily about what she has seen so far in the impeachment process.
This week, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill from two congressmen from Florida–Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan–cracking down on animal cruelty and torture.
Bracy has dubbed his bill the “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act.”
One of the most active liberal groups in the Sunshine State threw its support behind U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., presidential bid.
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. 
The post will be vacant as U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-NY, the current chairwoman, is not seeking reelection in 2020. 
He once was the pied piper that brought the NBA to Orlando--and now Pat Williams is going to try again, this time with Major League Baseball (MLB).
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making the effort to qualify for the primary ballot in multiple states with early deadlines. Will he run? Bloomberg won’t say for sure but Vegas is certainly taken notice.