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Ron DeSantis: More than $4.6 Million Headed to Northwest Florida to Help Area Recover...

The funds come from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF).
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Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz Could Learn a Few Lessons From Rick Scott and...

Abbott’s attempts to blame the power outages on alternative energy and trying to shift the conversation to bemoaning the Green New Deal is all hat and no cattle. The GOP has been in charge of Texas since George W. Bush sent Ann Richards into retirement back in 1994. Alternative energy sources simply have not made much ground in deep red, oil-rich Texas.

Nikki Fried, USDA Hold Town Hall on Crop Insurance in Marianna

Fried was joined via Zoom by Acting Administrator Richard Flournoy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) and other RMA senior and regional leaders to answer questions from agriculture producers on crop insurance and risk management.

FEMA Sending $1.9 Million to Washington County for Hurricane Michael Recovery

With the help of more than $1.9 million from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), Washington County will acquire and demolish 20 repetitively flooded residential properties in Chipley and Vernon.

Ron DeSantis: HUD Sending Almost $47 Million to Help Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

DeSantis will send $46.9 million in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds which will be handled by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program.

FEMA Sending $15.2 Million to Help Gulf County Recover From Hurricane Michael

Funds cover costs for emergency berms and temporary levees to protect Indian Pass, St. Joseph Peninsula and St. Joe Beach from extensive dune erosion.
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FEMA Sending $13.5 Million to Panhandle to Help Hurricane Michael Recovery

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Tuesday that it has approved three projects totaling more than $13.5 million for the state of Florida to reimburse Bay District Schools, Washington County and Springfield Baptist Church in Panama City for Hurricane Michael recovery work.
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FEMA Sending Almost $12 Million to Tallahassee, Big Bend for Hurricane Michael Recovery

Gadsden District Schools is receiving $1,404,477 and Tallahassee is receiving $10,561,390.

DEO Offers $60 Million Through Rebuild Florida Hometown Revitalization Program for Hurricane Michael Recovery

The program is designed to support the recovery of economic activity in commercial areas of Hurricane Michael-impacted communities, facilitating the return and recovery of businesses, jobs, and provision of goods and services to the area. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State two years ago. 

Deadline Approaches for Hurricane Michael Timber and Irrigation Recovery Block Grant Programs is This...

Registration is the first step toward receiving block grant funds and should only take a few minutes to complete.

FEMA Sending $12 Million to Florida to Help Hurricane Michael Recovery

These grants are funded by FEMA’s Public Assistance program, an essential source of funding for communities recovering from a federally declared disaster or emergency. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) works with FEMA during all phases of the program and reviews projects prior to FEMA final approval.
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Ashley Moody Expands Florida’s Price Gouging Hotline for Tropical Storm Eta

The state of emergency is in effect for the following counties: Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach. Florida’s price gouging laws for this event apply only within the areas of the declared state of emergency and only for commodities and services essential to preparing for or recovering from the storm event.