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Casey DeSantis Announces Statewide Public Health Advisory as Fentanyl Overdoses Rise

On Thursday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis joined Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Shevaun Harris, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Acting Commissioner Mark Glass and Gadsden...

Ron DeSantis Announces Almost $9 Million for Projects in Gadsden County

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $9 million in funding for Gadsden County communities for infrastructure and economic development projects across the county. This funding is provided by the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $15.6 Million to 10 Florida Communities for Community Development

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded more than $15 million to ten Florida communities through the Rural Infrastructure Fund and the Community Development Block Grant – CV (CDBG-CV) program. Additionally, when...

Al Lawson: Federal Money Going to Gadsden County for Disaster Shelter

The money was included in the U.S. Homeland Security Appropriations process which is currently moving ahead on Capitol Hill.  

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.

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Dropped in December

In comparison, the nation lost 95,000 private-sector jobs in the month of December. From May to December, Florida has gained a total of 748,100 private-sector jobs.
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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.