Tag: hurricane dorian

PSC Approves Interim Storm Recovery Surcharge that Duke Energy Will Charge Customers

DEF reported costs of $171.3 million, including interest. With the PSC’s approval, a monthly residential 1,000-kilowatt-hour customer bill will increase $5.34—effective March 2020 through February 2021.
Hurricane Dorian

Florida Delegation Back Donald Trump Approving Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Dorian

The White House announced on Monday night that it had approved the declaration. 

Donald Trump Issues Disaster Declaration for a Dozen Florida Counties Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

On Monday, the White House approved Florida’s request for a federal disaster declaration for the impact of Hurricane Dorian which impacted parts of the state in late August and early September.

Marco Rubio Pushes More Tax Relief for Americans Hurt by Hurricane Michael

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing an effort on Capitol Hill offering some tax relief for Americans hurt by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and wildfires in California.
Hurricane Dorian

Florida Congressmen Want FEMA to Help Florida With Hurricane Dorian Costs

Three members of the Florida delegation teamed up last week to urge President Donald Trump to approve Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to send federal aid to the Sunshine State in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Push Hurricane Dorian Charitable Giving Act

Three members of the Florida congressional delegation are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to offer tax incentives so more Americans will support charities helping victims of Hurricane Dorian.
climate change

Democrats and Media Point to Climate Change After Hurricane Dorian

At last week’s CNN town hall forum focused on the “Climate Crisis,” the major Democratic presidential contenders said Florida was lucky to have avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian. But that didn’t stop them from blaming the storm on climate change.
Ron Desantis

Ron DeSantis: Florida Has Stepped Up to Help Bahamas Recover From Hurricane Dorian

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted the efforts Floridians have made, including more than $11 million in private donations, to help the Bahamas.
Brian Mast

Brian Mast Leads Florida Delegation to Urge Trump to Suspend Visa Requirements for Some...

A majority of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House are calling on President Donald Trump to expedite, waive or suspend certain visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian who are seeking shelter with relatives in the U.S.
Hurricane Dorian

South Florida Congressional Reps Ready to Help Bahamas on Capitol Hill

Three members of the South Florida congressional delegation who sit on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee are calling on the federal government to do more to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian.

Gas Prices Continue to Slip in Florida as Summer Ends

With Hurricane Dorian in the rearview mirror, gas prices continue to drop across Florida, according to a new report from AAA.

Port of Fernandina Ready to Help Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

With the First Coast dodging a bullet with Hurricane Dorian, Nassau County and the Port of Fernandina believe they are well-positioned to help relief efforts in the Bahamas.