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Pete Buttigieg: Daytona Beach Getting Small Community Air Service Development Program Funds

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that it will award $16.9 million from the Small Community Air Service Development Program to help 25 communities in 20 states develop their own solutions...

Marco Rubio, Pete Buttigieg Trade Jabs Over Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg are engaging in a war of words over same-sex marriage. Last week, the U.S. House passed the “Respect for Marriage Act” from U.S. Rep....

Pete Buttigieg Announces MARAD Grants for Two Florida Shipyards

This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grant awards to 24 small shipyards in 19 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The funds will help awardees modernize,...

Ronna McDaniel: Earth to Democrats: Radical Green Policies Don’t Help, They Hurt

Earlier this month, Michigan Democrat Sen. Debbie Stabenow bragged that on her way to Washington, D.C. she drove past "every single gas station" in her brand-new electric vehicle "and it didn't matter how high...

Marco Rubio Calls on Pete Buttigieg, FAA to Prioritize Florida’s Airports

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg and Federal Aviation Administrator Stephen Dickson, urging them to prioritize infrastructure funding for several critical projects...

Kathy Castor: Tampa International Airport Getting $21.7 Million in Federal Funds

Last week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., announced that $21,711,252 in new federal funds under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are headed to Tampa International Airport: “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help...

Rick Scott’s Supply Chain Emergency Response Act Blocked in the Senate

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., failed to get his proposal to move $125 million in unspent CARES Act funds to “facilitate cargo vessels currently on hold along the West Coast to cross...

Kathy Castor: DOT Needs to Invest in Tampa International Airport

Last week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., called on U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg to replace the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control tower at Tampa International Airport. Castor wrote Buttigieg and FAA Administrator Steve Dickson...

Val Demings: Orlando International Airport Getting $171 Million in Stimulus Funds

“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.
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Central Florida Delegation Call on Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg to Support I-4 Expansion

U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Val Demings, D-Fla., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz R-Fla., signed the letter. 

Rick Scott Takes Aim at Pete Buttigieg Opening the Door to Mileage Tax

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., came out swinging at the Biden administration, particularly U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg over potentially imposing a mileage tax and raising the gas tax. Buttigieg seemed to open...

Rick Scott Showcases Transportation Agenda in Letter to Pete Buttigieg

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg urging the department to prioritize projects that keep Americans safe, while boosting the return on investment for every taxpayer dollar. In his letter, Scott highlighted the need for the department to address the insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund without raising taxes on the American people.
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