As a result of the global pandemic, all passport agencies closed for a time to implement safety precautions for their staff. Lawson said his office has received an influx of calls and emails from constituents who are distressed that passport delays are disrupting their travel plans.
"Initial reports led to lower prices last week, but it’s unclear where the crude market will go from here. For now, drivers can enjoy a break from rising prices at the pump, with the possibility that retail prices slip a few more cents this week."
During debris removal operations, Bay County’s County Line Road and part of Steelfield Road were damaged by heavy truck traffic, including alligator cracks, potholes and edge damage. Funds will reimburse the county for the removal and replacement back to pre-disaster design, function and capacity.
According to a new report from AAA, at the start of the week, the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $3.01, the same as over the Independence Day holiday weekend last week.
The airport averages approximately 110,000 annual operations and contributes $1.5 billion to the economy of central Florida.
“Each of the projects I submitted will benefit Palm Beach County and support our most underserved communities by making key infrastructure improvements,” said Frankel. “I am pleased that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure saw the same value in these projects and included them in this critical infrastructure bill.”
“The TSA has no right to compel American travelers to disclose sensitive health information,” said Rutherford. “This includes vaccination records, or so-called ‘vaccine passports.’ Our freedoms as Americans must not be sacrificed under the guise of public safety.”
This brings FEMA's total grants for the department's Hurricane Michael-related expenses to $179 million.
“The price this Independence Day will be nearly a dollar more than last year. Pump prices last year were severely depressed due to low demand because of the pandemic. In 2019, holiday travelers paid an average price of $2.68,” AAA noted.
Diaz-Balart is the top Republican on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, which funds this grant program for state and local governments under DOT.