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Joe Biden Courts Latino Voters in Central Florida

Biden was in Central Florida for the kickoff of Hispanic Heritage Month, referring to it in his remarks to the sparse and socially distanced crowd.
Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Florida Delegation Urges Administration to Publish Power Grid Guidelines for Puerto Rico’s Recovery

Since Hurricane Maria struck the island in 2017, Puerto Rico has been experiencing power outages and structural damages to important power plants.

Rick Scott Visits Puerto Rico to See How Island is Recovering From Earthquakes

“As governor, I traveled to Puerto Rico regularly and did everything I could to help the island recover after Hurricane Maria,” Scott said. “As senator, I have vowed to be the voice for Puerto Rico in the Senate, and will continue to fight for our brothers and sisters on the island.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want Donald Trump to Declare Emergency for Puerto Rico as...

In the letter, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., called on Trump to ensure that full federal resources are made available for the safety of the American citizens in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Rick Scott, Jenniffer González-Colón Want Trump to Name Federal Coordinator for Puerto Rican Recovery

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, PNP-PR, sent a letter to Trump asking the Administration to appoint a federal coordinator to oversee responsible implementation of Puerto Rico’s disaster funding. The coordinator will ensure disaster relief funding gets to the Island’s families in a transparent and efficient manner.

Members of the Florida Delegation Glad to See Ricardo Rosselló Resign as Puerto Rico’s...

Members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle weighed in on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, NPP-PR, announcing that he would resign next week--and nobody seemed sad to see him leave.

Marco Rubio’s FEMA Reform Heads to the Senate Floor

The bill would require FEMA to use recommendations from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on advance contracts to “ensure that federal preparedness actions are coordinated to prevent gaps in recovery efforts from occurring.”

Donald Trump Promises to Help the Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

Democrats from the Sunshine State fired back, blaming the White House for not moving quickly enough to help the Panhandle and Puerto Rico.