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Ron DeSantis Showcases $23.1 Million for Northwest Florida

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded more than $23.1 million in funding to Northwest Florida communities through the Rural Infrastructure Fund and Community Development Block Grant programs. “The best defense is...

Nikki Fried, FDACS Launch Effort to Increase Aquaculture Workforce Training, Literacy in Franklin County

Last week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Division of Aquaculture announced a new program providing teaching to high school students in Franklin County about...

Ron DeSantis: HUD Sending Almost $47 Million to Help Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

DeSantis will send $46.9 million in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds which will be handled by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program.
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Ron DeSantis: FEMA Approves Major Disaster Declaration for 12 Counties Impacted by Hurricane Sally

The declaration includes public assistance for all categories in Escambia County and public assistance Category B (emergency protective measures) for Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington Counties. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) remains in close contact with FEMA to help additional counties receive the declaration for full public assistance.

Rick Scott: DEO Sending $2.6 Million to Help Floridians Hurt by Eastpoint Wildfire

The state has also helped out by providing two dozen travel trailers.