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A congressman from the First Coast is championing a proposal to offer disaster unemployment assistance to Americans unable to work due to coronavirus.
“I’m pleased to launch the Northeast Florida FinTech Initiative in conjunction with Florida State College at Jacksonville and St. John’s River State College,” said DeSantis. “This innovative collaboration to provide new FinTech-related training and certifications will help equip Floridians with skills in demand by Northeast Florida’s growing FinTech industry.”
“As a global leader for in-space manufacturing and assembly, Made In Space has a proven track record of delivering innovative space technology demonstrations at an industry-leading pace,” said DeSantis.
Two Republicans from Northeast Florida serving in the Legislature--state Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach and state Rep. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville--teamed up on Tuesday to push for funds to help around 100 Holocaust survivors on the First Coast.
Trump is coming back to Central Florida with news breaking this week that he will be heading to the Villages on August 6 for an event focusing on Medicare. The Villages has increasingly become a bastion of Republican support in the Sunshine State as older voters--many of whom fled high tax blue states to head to Florida--increasingly back the GOP.
“Northeast Florida, with its intricate network of railways, highways, and ports, remains a hotbed for federal investment and economic growth,” said Rutherford. “Following other major awards to the region, this grant will ease congestion downtown and clear rail obstructions near major hospitals.
Pence is scheduled to speak in Jacksonville about trade policy, an increasingly important issue in that city which bills itself as “America’s Logistics Center.”