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Ron DeSantis Announces More Than $20 Million in Rebuild Florida Money for Panama City

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than $20 million has been awarded to Panama City through the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Repair Program. The funding will be used...

FEMA Sending Almost $2.8 Million to Help Robinson Bayou Basin in Panama City

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced last week that it has approved a hazard mitigation grant of $2,785,238 for the city of Panama City to examine a drainage improvement proposal for the Robinson...

FEMA Sending $1.4 Million to Panama City for Hurricane Michael Repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week that has approved a grant of $1,428,407 for the city of Panama City Beach to make stormwater drainage improvements on a section of Alf Coleman...
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Gas Prices in Florida Drop Slightly as February Begins

On Sunday, the average gallon of gas in the state cost $2.38, down two cents from the start of last week and below the national average of $2.42 a gallon. In recent weeks, gas prices have generally increased due to higher crude oil prices.
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Donald Trump’s Visit to Panama City Kicks Off 2020 Race in Florida

With the Florida Legislature ready to pass the budget and go home, the political spotlight in the Sunshine State turns to next year’s presidential race--and President Donald Trump is raring to go.

Marco Rubio Ramps Up Effort to Get Hurricane Michael Relief Effort Through Congress

More than six months after Hurricane Michael slammed into Northwest Florida, recovery efforts are continuing. On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., met with Panama City officials as he tries to get a relief package through Congress. 

Neal Dunn: Amazon Should Look to Panama City, Tallahassee for HQ2 Location

Dunn wrote Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on the matter on Friday, noting that “Amazon’s HQ2 will bring 25,000 jobs and economic opportunity to a new city” and hoping Florida can benefit from New York’s loss.