Saturday, March 28, 2020
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
On Monday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a Consumer Protection investigation into allegations of misleading and potentially dangerous sales pitches by Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL).
With the nation still responding to coronavirus, the price of crude oil has dropped to the lowest it has been in 18 years while gas prices in Florida are the lowest they have been since 2016.
AAA and the Auto Club Group have suspended physical access to branch offices in Florida due to coronavirus but is continuing many of its services, including emergency roadside service.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) announced on Thursday they will temporarily not accept cash as a form of payment for tolls due to the threat of coronavirus.
With the Trump administration pushing a federal bailout to help the economy dealing with the coronavirus threat, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is standing against plans to send federal money to businesses including airliners, casinos and other companies hurt by the outbreak. 
This week, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis turned his attention to how coronavirus is impacting the Sunshine State.
Gas prices in the Sunshine State continue to drop with more than 10 percent of gas stations across Florida seeing prices under $2 a gallon.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is sending $7.7 million to a railyard in Baker County through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.
The operation targets those who drive impaired and otherwise jeopardize public safety by disobeying the traffic laws in Florida. This involves a three-day operation in all 67 Florida counties that includes identifying traffic violators and visible signs of impairment, enhancing overall safety, raising community awareness, and more.