Wednesday, February 19, 2020
A new report by AAA shows around 15 million Americans are high on marijuana while they are behind the wheel. The report also shows those drivers are most likely to be involved in a crash.
Buchanan said on Friday the FAA was sending $3.6 million to SRQ for a drainage and water management system improvement project.
While gas prices are the lowest they have been in Florida for four months, AAA expects prices at the pump to start going up again this week thanks in large part to a surge in crude oil prices which increased almost $5 a barrel last week.
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 Florida Ports Council released “Pathway to Prosperity: The 2019-2023 Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan" which was prepared by the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council.
Jenkins said that drivers in the Sunshine State should continue to see lower prices in the coming weeks, including a slight drop in the prices at the pumps this week.
Crist’s office stressed the importance of the funds to help upgrade security while, on Thursday, the congressman praised the airport for relying on its own funds to upgrade its security after the 9/11 attacks.
“Signing this legislation paves the way for Florida to continue as a national leader in transportation innovation and technological advancement,” said DeSantis. “I would like to thank the bill sponsors, Senator Jeff Brandes and Representative Jason Fischer, for their work in making Florida the most autonomous vehicle-friendly state in the country.”
“Northeast Florida, with its intricate network of railways, highways, and ports, remains a hotbed for federal investment and economic growth,” said Rutherford. “Following other major awards to the region, this grant will ease congestion downtown and clear rail obstructions near major hospitals.
AAA released a report on Monday showing the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.59 a gallon on Sunday, up two cents from last Sunday but a drop of three cents from the middle of last week.