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Ashley Moody Calls on Joe Biden to End Head Start’s Mask Mandate

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced last week that she is leading 22 other state attorneys general in demanding the end of the Head Start program’s mask mandate. In November, President Joe Biden and his...

Al Lawson Highlights $16.8 Million Going to Head Start Programs

The money comes from the $1.9 federal stimulus passed on a party-lines vote and signed into law by President Joe Biden at the end of March. 

Val Demings: Orlando International Airport Getting $171 Million in Stimulus Funds

“Orlando International Airport will receive over $171 million as part of a nationwide $8 billion in grants to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic," Deming’s office noted.

Kathy Castor Announces $6.1 Million in HHS Funds for Lutheran Services Florida

The money comes from a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Head Start Emergency Supplemental grant which was approved through the “American Rescue Plan,” the $1.9 federal stimulus passed by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden at the end of March. 
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Debbie Mucarsel-Powell: HHS Sending $2.8 Million in Head Start Funds to Homestead Community Center

“Le Jardin Community Center provides low-income children and families of diverse backgrounds opportunities to learn, develop, and increase their likelihood of success in the future,” the congresswoman’s office noted.