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Ben Carson: HUD Ready to Send $448 Million to Florida for Hurricane Michael Recovery

“Last year’s disasters left damaged homes, businesses and infrastructure in their wake,” said Carson.

Florida Delegation Pushes Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi for Aid to Agriculture Hit by Hurricane...

At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year. 

Marco Rubio Pushes for USDA Funds to Help Hurricane Michael Victims

On Friday, with the Senate trying to advance an appropriations bill and avoid a government shutdown, Rubio called on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, to send U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) emergency appropriations for states affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael as part of the final bill. 

Unfazed by Hurricane Florence, Gas Prices Continue to Drop in Florida

Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, weighed in on the study on Monday, saying gas prices should continue to drop in Florida in the days to come. 

Florida Deploys Resources to Help States Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Scott had been updated about the hurricane by the Florida Division of Emergency Management and talked to the governors of Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia to offer assistance. 
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Florida Stands Ready to Help States Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Scott spoke with Govs. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., Roy Cooper, R-NC, and Ralph Northam, D-Va., on Monday, saying Florida was ready to help provide resources and assistance. 
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Rick Scott: Floridians Should Continue to Monitor Hurricane Florence and Be Prepared

The storm is expected to grow in intensity on Monday and hit the southeastern coast--namely the Carolinas--later in the week. 

Despite Hurricane Florence, Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across Florida

AAA released a study on Monday which found that, at the start of this week, gas prices averaged $2.77 a gallon in Florida, down three and a half cents from the week before and ten cents below the national average. 
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