Gov. Rick Scott was upbeat about the news and contrasted the use of public funds to support such ventures and leaving them to the private sector.
“Florida suspended 1.7 million licenses in the last year alone, impacting nearly 10 percent of the state’s driving population,” JMI noted. “With the necessity of a driver’s license for employment application and work, these suspension practices are limiting job opportunities for citizens who commit one of 16 offenses like illegal firearm possession, drug possession, and giving alcohol to a minor."
Spano will serve on the Aviation, the Highways and Transit and the Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittees.
The former sheriff announced he will send a one percent sales tax increase--an additional penny of every dollar spent--referendum to Orange County voters. The additional revenue will be used for transportation needs.
Several polls have shown that voters from across the political spectrum are ready to improve America’s infrastructure--but there are questions about how it will be paid for.
The FEMA funds will go to help upgrade Span Wire Traffic Signals at 16 locations throughout the county, which the congressman’s office noted, will help “traffic intersections to withstand up to 150 MPH winds, equivalent to a category 4 hurricane.”
“Prices should slip lower this week, due to falling futures prices on the stock market,” Jenkins said. “However, demand historically remains strong through August, which should prevent prices from slipping anywhere near the lows we saw last year."
One of the younger members of the House--he turns 30 in February--Trumbull sits on a number of key committees including the Appropriations, the Rules and the State Affairs Committees. He also sits on the Joint Legislative Budget Commission.
Orange County is trying to put together a project list and drum up public support for a one percent increase in the sales tax to help the area’s transportation.
Following a four-week trial before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Cooke, a federal jury convicted Manuel Fernandez of 21 criminal counts for his participation in the bribery and fraud scheme.