Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Back in September, Scott and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., introduced the “Fly Safe and Healthy Act” which would have temperature checks as part of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screenings.
The designation, which U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao announced last week, also opens the door to more federal funds for the port which handled almost 300,000 tons of cargo last year with that number expected to be doubled this year. 
The average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.61 on Sunday, the same as the start of last week. That is below the national average of $2.72 a gallon. 
Gas prices in Florida are off to their most expensive start to a new year since 2014.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., brought out the “Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act” with Soto as a co-sponsor.
Towards the end of last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, already expected to be a top target for Democrats come 2020, announced his committee assignments. 
The governor’s office offered “Highlights of the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget.”
Aerion Park will form a new global headquarters and integrated campus for research, design, build and maintenance of the company’s supersonic aircraft. The new project involves a multi-year $300 million investment that is expected to generate at least 675 jobs in Florida by 2026.
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.
The overall project is important to Eustis Public Works Director Rick Gierok. “We are looking at $1.5 million,” he told Florida Daily. We need expertise.” To get that expertise, the city is hiring $40,750 worth of consultants to help them plan this latest phase of upgrades.