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Appearing in Panama City on Thursday, DeSantis announced the funds which come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.
Incoming state House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, named his leadership team as he gets ready to take the gavel in Tallahassee.
Expected to launch September 1, the Hurricane Michael Recovery Loan Program will offer below market 30-year fixed rate first mortgages coupled with up to $15,000 in down payment (DPA) and closing cost assistance for qualified homebuyers. DPA loans will be zero percent interest, non-amortizing and forgivable at 20 percent per year over five years. The DPA loan is fully forgivable if an active duty serviceperson is officially reassigned and must sell the home.
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin Thibault broke ground on a flyover at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB).
Last week, Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis announced more than 60 schools in six counties across the region will have telehealth portals as the area recovers from Hurricane Michael which hit Northwest Florida in October.
They also joined Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt in meeting students and teachers in the Lynn Haven area who were impacted by the hurricane.
On Tuesday, DeSantis was in Washington where he met with his ally President Donald Trump and pushed his request for “45 days of 100 percent of federal cost share for Hurricane Michael debris removal and emergency protective measures.” Trump agreed to the governor’s request.
One of the younger members of the House--he turns 30 in February--Trumbull sits on a number of key committees including the Appropriations, the Rules and the State Affairs Committees. He also sits on the Joint Legislative Budget Commission.