The two senators sent a letter to U.S. VA Sec. Robert Wilkie on the matter on Thursday after the hurricane hit parts of the Big Bend and the Panhandle.
The senators asked six questions which they requested answered by November 1.
The Florida Southern College Center for Polling and Policy Research released a poll of likely voters on Monday which has Scott, who won the Republican primary in August, with 46 percent with Nelson easily within the margin of error at 44.5 percent.
Steube, the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, represents all of Sarasota County and parts of Charlotte County. He faces Democrat Allen Ellison in next month’s election.
The poll of 815 likely Florida voters was taken from Sept. 24 through Sept. 27 and had a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percent.
State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Orlando, has run a largely quiet campaign in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., in Congressional District 7 but that’s all changing with a new ad that has been up and running for a week.
With more than 1,400 dead in Indonesia due to the recent earthquake and tsunami, a key congressional leader from Florida said the U.S. is prepared to help in that country’s recovery.
On Monday, continuing his challenge to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Republican Gov. Rick Scott unveiled the endorsements of almost 50 Puerto Rican officials including U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, former Gov. Luis Fortuño and Lt. Gov. Luis Rivera Marin.
St. Pete Polls took a survey for Florida Politics which shows Scott with a narrow lead.
Webster included a proposal he introduced to ensure the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Academy of Medicine “conduct a comprehensive study into the future natural disaster threats impacting emergency preparedness procedures for hospitals, long term care facilities, and other health care facilities.”