Castor said on Tuesday that the airport will receive the funds through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act" which included around $10 billion for “airport capital expenditures, airport operating expenses including payroll and utilities, and airport debt payments.”
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other senators in writing the U.S. Defense Department “ to fully utilize the Department’s resources to support the implementation of the Trusted Capital Marketplace program
Rubio, Scott and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Tex., teamed up last week to unveil the “Contracts and Obligations Modernization for Efficient Terms of Service (COMETS) Act.”
Even “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd said last week when it comes to impeachment, “Washington is obsessed, is consumed by impeachment and I think rightfully so, but I am mindful that the rest of the country, they're not as consumed by it.”
Two congressmen from Florida--Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan--got their proposal cracking down on animal cruelty and torture through Congress and it is now headed to President Donald Trump’s deks.
Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) recent survey revealed climate change has 68 percent of Floridians “concerned about the well-being of future generations in Florida.”
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., is working with Florida’s two U.S. senators and U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., on a bill helping Holocaust survivors and their heirs with insurance claims.
Last week, Scott introduced the Improving and Reinstating the Monitoring, Prevention, Accountability, Certification, and Transparency Provisions of Opportunity Zones (IMPACT) Act with Rubio and Republican U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Todd Young of Indiana, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Cory Gardner of Colorado as cosponsors.
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate joined the U.S. House by passing two bills with $1.4 trillion in appropriations, including $738 billion for defense, as Florida’s two senators joined in passing one but clashed over the other.
“Every American should be greatly concerned about last month’s terrorist attack that killed three brave sailors in Florida,” Scott said on Wednesday. “It is unthinkable that any American business would refuse to offer their resources to help get to the bottom of an attack on our nation."