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Orlando Getting DHS Funds to Help Boost Security

Orlando will be getting $3.5 from DHS through its Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). After being left out of the program, Orlando has been getting UASI funds since 2018.
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Gus Bilirakis, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Pair Up on Emergency Alert Reform Bill

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., introduced the “Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act” which will “ensure that more people receive critical emergency alerts on their mobile phones, televisions, and radios, and would pave the way for examining the feasibility of issuing alerts through online audio and video streaming services" and “would help states improve their plans for emergency alerts, equip alerting officials with tools for issuing alerts, and establish a reporting system for false alerts.”

Val Demings Named to House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

In addition to her new assignment, Demings is keeping her seats on the U.S. House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees. 
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John Rutherford Won Big in 2018 With Seat on Appropriations Committee

Now finishing up his first term in Congress, First Coast Republican John Rutherford ranks as one of the biggest winners in Florida politics this year. 
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