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Ron DeSantis: $7.1 Million Available to Floridians Impacted by Southwest Florida Tornadoes

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) joined local Community Action Agencies in Charlotte and Lee counties to announce the availability of more than $7.1 million in funding and...

Ron DeSantis Launches Donation Portal for Southwest Florida Tornado Survivors

Following the federal government’s denial of Florida’s request to provide assistance to individuals impacted by the tornadoes that touched down in Charlotte and Lee counties on January 16, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida...

Florida’s Senators Call on Joe Biden for Major Disaster Declaration After Tornadoes Hit Charlotte,...

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--urged President Joe Biden to approve Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request for a major disaster declaration to be issued for Charlotte and Lee Counties as...

Ron DeSantis: Bonita Springs to Get $17 Million in Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure...

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced almost $17 million has been awarded to the city of Bonita Springs in Lee County through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure...

Ron DeSantis: Almost $100 Million Headed to Help Florida Communities Recover From Hurricane Irma

The funds have been awarded through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program.

Ron DeSantis: State Continues to Partner With Publix to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines

DeSantis said that another 137 Publix pharmacies will offer vaccines in six counties with almost half of them--67--in Palm Beach County.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Focus on Growing Threat of Coronavirus

The senators joined Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and other leaders in West Palm Beach on Friday to focus on coronavirus. 

Some Florida Counties Seeing Huge Increases in Absentee and Early Voting

With a little more than a week to go in the general election, more than 2 million ballots have been cast by Florida voters. 

Florida DEP Sends Funds to Lee County to Help Fight Red Tide

This week, Gov. Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will send $400,000 to Lee County to help fight red tide, raising the total funds sent there to $1.1 million.