Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Demings announced this week that Orlando will be getting the funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI).
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years. 
Rubio appeared on NBC 6 Miami and said that the expressway project needs to take a backseat to Everglades restoration. 
Following the lead of several Florida Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill, Scott said on Tuesday the time has come to extend TPS to Venezuelans.  
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., toured the Keys and showcased efforts as that area recovers Hurricane Irma which hit the area at the end of summer in 2017. 
Crist’s office trumpeted his new seat on Thursday and stressed the importance of the committee. 
Scott announced his support for the proposed amendment introduced by Cruz and U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla. Under the amendment, senators would be able to serve two six-year terms while members of the House would be able to serve three two-year term.
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. 
Two weeks until the general election, a prominent national pundit expects the Democrats to flip 25-35 U.S. House seats, enough to take control, and has upgraded three of that party’s candidates chances in the Sunshine State. 
This past week, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor traveled to Puerto Rico at Gov. Rick Scott’s request and the invitation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to meet with retailers.