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NDAA Clears Senate With Marco Rubio’s and Rick Scott’s Support

This week, the U.S. Senate passed the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on a 89-10 vote. Both of Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--voted for the measure. The House passed the measure...

Ron DeSantis Announces $3.4 Million for Military Community Grant Programs

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida have awarded $3.4 million to communities throughout Florida through the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program, the Defense Reinvestment Grant...
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Florida Delegation Ramps Up Push to Have Space Force Based at Cape Canaveral

Other finalists include Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, Port San Antonio in Texas and Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, according to the Air Force. A decision is expected early next year. 
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Ron DeSantis, DEO Announce Funds to Communities for Military-Related Programs

These grants provide funding to defense-dependent communities to support economic diversification efforts and military community relations.

Janet Cruz: Floridians With Private Wells Needs to Know About PFAS Threats to Their...

Noting the high levels of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) contamination around military bases across the Sunshine State, including MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, this week state Sen. Janet Cruz brought back a...

Boeing to Move Space and Launch Division to Florida

Aerospace giant Boeing is bringing its Space and Launch division to Titusville, adding manpower and services to a region where the company has done business for more than 60 years, the company announced this week.
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