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With More Flights in Central Florida, Kevin Thibault Takes Over at Greater Orlando Aviation...

With Orlando International Airport (MCO) continuing to see more travelers and flights, Florida Transportation Sec. Kevin Thibault will take over as the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA). This week the...

Ron DeSantis: Florida Not Getting Fair Share for Bridges Under Federal Infrastructure Bill

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis said that Florida is not getting its fair share of funds from the federal infrastructure bill to repair bridges in the Sunshine State. “Last week, the Biden administration announced it...

Ron DeSantis Proposes Five-Month Gas Tax Holiday

With the Legislature getting ready to kick off the new year with its regular session, this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed a five-month gas tax holiday. The governor insisted his proposal would lead to “more...

Ron DeSantis Announces $13 Million for JAA for New Infrastructure at Cecil Airport and...

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $13 million in awards to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) for new infrastructure at the Cecil Airport and Spaceport. This funding will support the construction of nearly two miles...

Ron DeSantis: Florida’s Seaports Have Open Capacity and Can Meet Holiday Demand

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis said that Florida seaports have open capacity and can meet holiday demand, while other seaports across the country are struggling to keep up. DeSantis held a media event at JAXPORT,...

Ron DeSantis Announces $6 Million for Sumter County for Road Expansion

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a $6 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund award to Sumter County to help complete a one and a half mile road expansion that serves a 300-acre industrial...

Ron DeSantis Proposes Three Transportation Projects in the Tampa Bay Area

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by state Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Tribly, state House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, and Florida Department of Transportation Sec. Kevin Thibault to announce three transportation projects...
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Ron DeSantis, DOT Announce $250 Million in Federal Funds for Port Stimulus Relief Allocation

Earlier this week, the Florida Seaports Transportation and Economic Development Council (FSTED) released a report which shows that Florida’s seaports experienced declines consistent with the overall trend for 2020. Waterborne trade value, for example, decreased 16.1 percent compared to 2019, which is a drop off of $14.1 billion.
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Ron DeSantis Orders FDOT to Slash Tolls on Garcon Point Bridge in the Panhandle

DeSantis ordered the rates lowered from $4.50 to $2.30 for drivers with a SunPass and from $5.00 to $2.75 for drivers paying cash. 
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FDOT Completes Construction on Regional Rail Trail in East Central Florida

With the completion of this final segment, the East Central Regional Rail Trail is now the longest paved rail trail in the state.
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Ron DeSantis Names Dr. Mark Rains as Florida’s Chief Science Officer

Joining the governor and Dr. Rains for the announcement were Florida Department of Environmental Protection Sec. Noah Valenstein, Florida Department of Transportation Sec. Kevin Thibault, South Florida Water Management District Governing Board Chairman Chauncey Goss and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Rodney Barreto.

Ron DeSantis Calls for CDC to Rescind No-Sail Order, Plans to Use Stimulus Funds...

“The federal government has provided guidance to all other passenger transportation modes and other industries; however, it has failed to issue guidance for the cruise industry to assist in its recovery,” the governor’s office noted.
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