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Three Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation--U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto--sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) calling on it to invest in a replacement building for the...
Florida Congressional Democrats: Orlando International Airport Getting $233 Million From Infrastructure Bill
This week, U.S. Reps. Val Demings, D-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., announced that under the $1.75 trillion infrastructure bill, Orlando International Airport will receive almost $47 million per year for five...
“Orlando International Airport will receive over $171 million as part of a nationwide $8 billion in grants to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic," Deming’s office noted.
The three members of Congress announced that Orlando International Airport (MCO) is getting more than $41.5 million and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) will get more than $5.5 million from the FAA.
This week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that airports in South Florida will get more than $342 million in federal funds from the stimulus package that the White House and Congress agreed to at the end of last month.
The Miami-Dade County Commission has approved ratification of agreement for Brightline--which will soon be relabeled Virgin Trains--to build a station at PortMiami by the end next year.
“The record-breaking success of Florida’s visitation is the result of the hard work of our state’s entire tourism industry,” said former state Sen. Dana Young.
18 new Customs and Border Protection Officers are going to be stationed at OIA over the next six months.