Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Pointing to the impact of Hurricane Irma, Nelson doubled down on his efforts to get the federal government to establish fuel reserves on both the east and west coasts of Florida. 
Last week, Liberty First Network President Alex Snitker, who ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010, gave all 40 members of the state Senate his group’s report on red light cameras in Florida. 
With more supply and less demand, gas prices slipped four cents over last week, according to a study from AAA released on Monday.
AAA sounded an optimistic note when it released the study on Monday, noting that prices at the pump could drop another 10 cents in the Sunshine State in the next two weeks. 
The funds are coming from FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program to back “projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment, as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate, and construct bus-related facilities.”
The bill was sent to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
With July now halfway over, Floridians can expect to see some changes in gas prices in the weeks to come, according to a report released on Monday.
"The new year has breathed new life back into the oil market," said Jenkins on Monday.
AAA stressed that prices remain lower in Florida than they have in recent months. 
“I am eager to continue my role on the Appropriations Committee to ensure that precious taxpayer dollars are spent wisely while working to promote our national priorities, like a robust national defense, a secure border, and enhanced resources for our veterans,” Rutherford said.