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Marco Rubio Urges Navy to Use Damaged Ship as Artificial Reef Off Florida Coast

“According to reports, the U.S. Navy currently intends to scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard at a cost of approximately $30 million.  The state of Florida has indicated that utilizing the vessel as an artificial reef would be far less costly and time consuming, and would certainly be much more economically and ecologically productive,” Rubio added.
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Marco Rubio, Matt Gaetz Want Navy Budget to Include New Air Traffic Control Tower...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Harker asking that the Navy’s budget request include sufficient additional funding to construct a replacement air traffic control tower on Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field’s North Air Field.