Sunday, June 13, 2021
The funding for the five projects was requested by Demings as part of the new “Member Designated projects” initiative, often called earmarks, which allows members of Congress to advocate for specific project funding for important needs within their districts.
“The price of crude rose five percent last week. The price for US crude (WTI) settled at $69.62 per barrel on Friday, the highest daily settlement since October 2018. Gasoline futures also increased three percent,” AAA noted. 
Scott brought out the “Freedom to Fly Act” last week and highlighted it this week. 
U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Val Demings, D-Fla., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz R-Fla., signed the letter. 
The ideas behind the development of legislation reforming or reorganizing Florida’s automobile insurance are well intended, but the net effect of repealing the state’s no-fault auto insurance system will likely increase litigation in our already clogged court system. 
The grant, provided through the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will specifically fund the installation of a runway vertical guidance system and runway rehabilitation.
"Unless pump prices suddenly rise this week, holiday travelers will find gas prices that are slightly below what they paid on Memorial Day 2018," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group.
With the completion of this final segment, the East Central Regional Rail Trail is now the longest paved rail trail in the state.
Brightline executives, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings joined region-wide county and city officials, Central Florida government partners and community leaders who toured the new facility site and celebrated the major construction milestone.
While Twin 33-foot trailer vehicles are not permitted under federal law, these freight trucks have operated in Florida since 2010.  Our state saw more than a decade ago how efficient and eco-friendly they are for the transportation industry, and the results for safety, efficiency, and our infrastructure are impressive.