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Lois Frankel Calls for More Federal Funds to Help Seniors Suffering From Falls

Last week, the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee and, after it, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., called for more federal funds to help seniors. Frankel took...

Aron Solomon: Tennis Tournament Offers a Great Week for Palm Beach in Miami Open

For tennis fans, particularly fans of the WTA, the Miami Open, which wrapped up on Sunday, is one of the most important tournaments of the year. Not only is the Miami Open, one of only...

HUD Sending Funds to Palm Beach County to Fight Discrimination Related to COVID Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced at the end of last week that it will send $250,000 to the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. The funds are part of...

Florida Counties Helping Build Economic Resilience, New Report Shows

County governments play an instrumental role in building economic resilience and supporting the economic well-being of residents. That’s according to a new report, County Levers to Drive Economic Mobility, released on Thursday by the...

Ron DeSantis, Dave Kerner: More than 40 Percent of Seniors Vaccinated in Palm Beach...

As of Friday, more than 46,000 seniors in Palm Beach County alone have been vaccinated, which represents more than 40 percent of all seniors in the county. Statewide, Florida continues to exceed the rest of the nation in vaccinations of seniors with more than 1.3 million seniors vaccinated, which accounts for 31 percent of all seniors in the state.
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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.
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Palm Beach Delegation on Capitol Hill and in Tallahassee Want Coronavirus Testing Center Help...

U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and Brian Mast, R-Fla., signed the letter. So did state Sens. Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach, Gayle Harrel, R-Stuart, Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and Kevin Rader, D-Boca Raton, along with nine members of the Florida House.

CYIENT Defense Services Expanding in South Florida

After working with the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), CYIENT plans to create 50 new jobs with an average salary of $85,000, expanding from its current 150 employees in the region. The company has also invested more than $3.5 million into a new facility. 

Trump Sending Migrants to Broward and Palm Beach Counties Catches Florida Officials Off Guard

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote acting U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Kevin McAleenan, about “reports that DHS intends to transport approximately 500 migrants per month from El Paso, Texas to both Broward and Palm Beach Counties for release pending an asylum hearing” on Thursday.

Palm Beach Voting Machines ‘Overheat,’ Cause Another Recount

In the midst of a statewide recount in the national spotlight, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher told the Associated Press that the department's vote-tabulation equipment has overheated, causing mismatched results in...
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