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Legislators in Tallahassee Call for Expanding the Florida National Guard

Last week, state Sen. Tom Wright, R- Port Orange, and state Rep. Dan Daley, D- Coral Springs, have filed memorials in the Legislature to urge Congress and the United States National Guard Bureau to...

New Florida TaxWatch Report Stresses the Importance of Manufacturing Supply Chains

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “Supply Chain Resiliency in the Face of Economic Disruption: Connex Florida as a Platform for Resilience,” a report which analyzes the importance and influence of supply chains in today’s economy, highlighting the impact that major disruptions – like the unprecedented global pandemic – can have, while also presenting Connex Florida as a practical solution to supply chain resiliency going forward.

Jimmy Patronis Awards $30,000 to Central Florida Firefighters

This past legislative session, Patronis supported an increase in state funding for pandemic protections for firefighters via the agency's existing Cancer Decontamination Grant Program, so fire departments can buy lifesaving equipment to further protect firefighters from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.

Ashley Moody Supports Bill Helping Police K-9s Injured in the Line of Duty

Currently, paramedics and emergency medical technicians are not permitted to provide life-saving emergency medical care or transportation to police K-9s injured in the line of duty. Bill sponsor state Sen. Tom Wright, R-Port Orange, joined Moody’s news conference urging passage of the life-saving legislation.
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Tom Wright Wants Veterans Florida to Implement DoD Program to Help Military Personnel Enter...

This week, Wright filed a bill which “will allow Veterans Florida the resources to connect employers to our talented military members transitioning to civilian life and new career opportunities" and it “will accomplish this by implementing the Department of Defense’s Skillbridge program initiative throughout the state.”
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Wilton Simpson Creates Florida Senate Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Simpson also named chairs and vice chairs for the other committees though he plans to name members to the committees in the days to come. 
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Thad Altman Stays on as Chairman of Florida Defense Support Task Force as Wyman...

According to the speaker’s office, the FDSTF “preserves, protects, and enhances Florida’s military missions and installations” and “works with Florida’s Base Commanders, helps improve transportation access to Florida’s military installations, and works to strengthen state support for military families and veterans, and more.”

Florida Ports Council, Enterprise Florida Look to the Future in Forum on the State’s...

Florida’s seaports have a $117.6 billion economic impact and account for more than 900,000 direct and indirect jobs, while linking communities to vital national and international markets.
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