Thursday, January 28, 2021
The average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.40 on Sunday, up 10 cents from the start of last week and matching the national average. This is the highest price at the pump in Florida over the past 11 months.
The joint effort between Moody’s office and FLHSMV is funded through a U.S. Department of Transportation grant issued to FLHSMV to help train drivers and raise awareness about human trafficking on America’s roadways.
Diaz-Balart had led the subcommittee when the GOP controlled the chamber and was the lead Republican on it over the past two years.
Under Hastings’ proposal, the U.S. Transportation secretary would control the funds “to carry out a national infrastructure investment program for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure."
AAA pointed to surging oil prices after Saudi Arabia lowered its supply. 
"Although the fuel market remains optimistic about the long term recovery of fuel demand, thanks to the coronavirus vaccine; the shot term future of prices at the pump will likely continue to be hampered by reports of rising cases of COVID-19," Jenkins said.
“They are just a taxpayer fraud scheme. They are just a way for local governments to pad their pockets and raise more revenues,” Sabatini told Florida Daily, adding that his research shows that the Department of Transportation cannot prove red-light cameras make intersections safer.
"Gas prices are on the rise due to growing optimism that the US could pass a stimulus package, and about how a COVID-19 vaccine could eventually help improve global fuel demand in 2021," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group. "Pump prices appear to be leveling out for now, but will seek direction from the fuel market this week."
“Air cargo and freight carriers will play a critical role in the transportation and distribution of coronavirus vaccines. While the Food and Drug Administration considers emergency approval of these vaccines, the air cargo industry has already begun ramping up efforts to prepare for safe and efficient distribution,” Mast’s office noted. 
Just a year ago, the Florida Legislature passed what then-Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, considered its key piece of legislation: a bill that would create three new toll roads. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the bill but now a year later opposition is stronger than ever.