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Kathy Castor: HUD Sending Almost $3.1 Million to Tampa to Help With Coronavirus
Castor said that HUD was sending $3,075,937 to Tampa in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help the city government deal with the continued coronavirus pandemic. The funds come from the $2.3 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress and the White House agreed to at the end of March.
Ron DeSantis: Florida has Zero Tolerance for Violence, Rioting and Looting
On Monday, as riots and protests continue across the nation in response to George Floyd’s murder, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was calling up 700 members of the Florida National Guard soldiers and 1,300 Florida Highway Patrol troopers to support local law enforcement efforts.
Florida High on How Anthony Fauci and Mayor Handling Coronavirus, UNF Poll Finds
The Public Opinion Research Lab (PORL) at the University of North Florida (UNF) released a poll on Monday seeing what Florida voters think the coronaviurs pandemic and of how elected officials and public administrators are handling it.
Joe Biden Hits Florida to Raise Money, Fires Away at Trump, Rival Democrats
Both former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill were in Florida this week raising money for his presidential campaign.
Ron DeSantis Announces Funds to Reconstruct Westshore Area Interchange in Tampa
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced $1.4 billion for the transportation project.
Jane Castor Gets the Star Treatment from Democrats at the National Level
Castor, who served more than three decades in law enforcement including six years as Tampa’s police chief, easily won the mayoral runoff on Tuesday, dispatching businessman David Straz.
Jane Castor Easily Wins Runoff to Become Tampa’s Next Mayor
Jane Castor was a heavy favorite after taking 48 percent in the first round early last month, just short of the 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff. David Straz placed a distant second at 15.5 percent but survived to move on to the runoff.