The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is sending $800 million to Alabama, Florida and Georgia and almost of those funds will be used to help the timber industry in the Panhandle which was devastated by Hurricane Michael last year.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., led a bipartisan group of congressional representatives and veterans in cleaning and landscaping efforts to preserve the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Tex., James Risch, R-Idaho, Angus King, I-Maine, Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, to send a letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee, asking for his assurance that the FERC understands the threat posed to U.S. national security by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. due its connection to the Chinese regime.
On Monday, the senators joined members of the House of Representatives at an official ceremony at the Mardasson Memorial near Bastogne, Belgium to mark the occasion. Scott also joined his colleagues in introducing a resolution honoring the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which passed the Senate last week.
“These funds will help airport operators meet ongoing needs and manage current construction projects as operating expenses increase and revenues plummet,” the congresswoman’s office noted.
Trump takes 80 percent of Florida Republicans with former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., in a distant second at 14 percent. Former Gov. Bill Weld, R-Mass., is even further back at only 5 percent.
On Tuesday, U.S. Reps. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., backed Biden. They had been supporting U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., but she ended her campaign last month.
Towards the end of last week, Mast unveiled the “LEAD VA Act” which, he insists, “improve leadership at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers” by directing the VA and the U.S. Defense Department to look at creating a proposal having senior Armed Forces offices be the directors of VA medical centers.
Gaetz introduced the “Joseph Ainsworth Act” which “would change the Net Worth Limitation in Section 1522 of Title 38 by creating an age exemption for veterans older than 99 years old” on Thursday.
I want to commend you for protecting FDA employees and pulling them out of harm’s way. Although there are reports the virus has infected more than 60,000 people globally, I do not trust Communist China to coordinate in a transparent and efficient manner when it comes to combatting the threat of the virus.