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Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $20 Million in Rebuild Florida Money for Panama City

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $20 million has been awarded to Panama City through the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Repair Program. The funding will be used...

Ron DeSantis Announces $12 Million to Help Northwest Florida Recover From Hurricane Michael

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis visited rural areas of Northwest Florida and held press conferences in Washington and Holmes Counties to announce $12 million for communities impacted by Hurricane Michael. These funds cover the...

Ron DeSantis: St. Pete Beach Getting $2 Million in Florida Job Growth Grant Funds...

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is awarding $2 million in Florida Job Growth Grant Funds to the city of St. Pete Beach. This funding, along with a...

Ron DeSantis Showcases ‘Florida’s Heroes’ Initiative of Offering Relief Checks to First Responders

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis joined Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces to present them one-time relief checks beginning to be distributed through the ‘Florida’s Heroes’ initiative. This initiative is an opportunity to recognize law...

Ron DeSantis Announces $3.8 Million for Projects Through Florida Job Growth Grand Fund

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $3.8 million for projects across the Sunshine State through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. DeSantis said that Port St. Lucie will get...
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DEO Activates Business Damage Assessment Survey After Eta Hit Florida

The program, managed by the DEO, will gather information through the survey from businesses affected by Tropical Storm Eta and share the results with various local, state and federal agencies to implement appropriate disaster relief programs.
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Florida Democrats Continue to Push Fixing Unemployment System

The pandemic has caused problem after problem with Florida’s current system to come to the surface. It’s been months since the pandemic shut down the state of Florida and unemployment went over 15 percent, but state Rep. Geraldine Thompson, D-Windermere, said Republicans in Tallahassee knew when they passed a bill in 2011 to create the current system that it was inadequate.
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