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Florida’s Senators Want Army Corps to Fully Fund Priorities in the Sunshine State

This week, Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott wrote to U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor as the Army Corps of Engineers finalizes its Fiscal Year...

Rubio Wants Biden to Back $725 Million for Everglades Restoration and Fund EAA Reservoir...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged President Joe Biden to include $725 million for Everglades restoration efforts in his forthcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget to Congress. Rubio made the same request last...

Ron DeSantis Wants $725 Million From Joe Biden for Everglades Restoration

“In Florida, we are doing our part to expedite Everglades restoration projects and restore the flow of water south from Lake Okeechobee. Under my administration, we have expedited the EAA Reservoir Project, begun constructing the Stormwater Treatment Area 12 months ahead of schedule, and invested over $2 billion in water quality and Everglades funding,” said DeSantis.
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Marco Rubio, Florida’s House Members Want $725 Million for Everglades Restoration

The Everglades Caucus, led by U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., helped spearhead the effort.

Rick Scott Urges Joe Biden Fund Everglades Restoration Efforts in Upcoming Budget Proposal

This funding would build upon the $250 million for Everglades restoration that Scott fought for and secured from the Trump administration last year and ensure continued support for federal and state efforts to preserve and protect Florida’s environment for future generations.

Florida Officials Back Donald Trump Proposing More Funds for Everglades Restoration

In recent weeks, members of the Florida delegation urge Trump to include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes after last year’s Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which included $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration.
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Florida Delegation Continues to Ask Trump for $250 Million for Everglades Restoration

This request comes on the heels of Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration.

Brian Mast Asks Trump for $250 Million for Everglades Restoration

“We fought tooth and nail last year to secure a historic increase in funding for Everglades restoration. Now it’s time to build on that momentum and continue doing everything we can to protect our ecosystems and stop harmful discharges,” Mast said on Wednesday.
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