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Ron DeSantis Announces More Funds to Support Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Ian

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he has directed the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to utilize $13.8 million in grant funding to support and expand mental health resources for Floridians impacted...

Ron DeSantis Awards $100 Million to Help Beaches After Hurricanes Ian and Nicole

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $100 million “to support beach nourishment projects within 16 coastal counties impacted by Hurricane Ian or Hurricane Nicole.” The funds come from a bill passed by the Legislature in...

Scott Franklin, Darren Soto Lead Florida Delegation Calling on Congress to Help Citrus After...

At the end of last week, two congressmen representing Central Florida--Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto and Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin--rounded up 15 other members of the Florida delegation in urging the U.S. House...

John Grant: Florida Lawmakers Attempt a Christmas Miracle in December Special Session

It’s that time of year when kids around the world are making their Christmas wish lists and sending them off to the North Pole.‭ ‬Florida lawmakers will be working this December on their own...

Ron and Casey DeSantis, FDEM Announce Funds to Repair Homes, Meet Needs of Hurricane...

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis and Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) Director Kevin Guthrie announced that up to $25 million in state funding to purchase building materials and up...

FEMA Has Offered $771 Million in Grants, Extends Hurricane Ian Recovery Assistance Deadline

FEMA announced this week that it is reaching Hurricane Ian survivors where they are to help jumpstart their recovery. FEMA teams are going door-to-door in hard-hit communities, operating one-stop Disaster Recovery Centers and supporting community...

Nikki Fried Wants 911 Dispatchers, Florida Forestry Services Personnel Included in Hurricane Ian Bonuses

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried called on Gov. Ron DeSantis to make sure all Hurricane Ian first responders receive bonus pay and to encourage the Legislature to re-categorize 911 operators as first responders. The letter...

Ron DeSantis Launches New Site for Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Ian

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis launched the Unite Florida Recovery Portal to help residents of the Sunshine State recover from Hurricane Ian. The portal will “connect Floridians impacted by Hurricane Ian to important recovery resources,...

AmeriHealth Caritas Florida Supports Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ian

AmeriHealth Caritas Florida continued to support the ongoing recovery efforts following the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The Medicaid managed care plan, serving seven Florida counties in southeast Florida, is working closely with community partners to...

Jimmy Patronis Honors Florida’s Fallen Firefighters

At the end of last week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis joined elected officials, members of the fire service community and their families at the Florida State Fire...

FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ian Federal Disaster Assistance

At the request of the state of Florida, Hurricane Ian survivors who suffered damage to their property have additional time to apply for federal disaster assistance. FEMA has extended the application deadline to Jan. 12,...
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After Hurricane Ian, Unemployment Rate in Florida Rose to 2.7 Percent in October

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced at the end of last week that the unemployment rate in Florida rose in 2.5 percent in September to 2.7 percent in October. “In the October 2022 economic data report, Florida’s...
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