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Orlando Getting DHS Funds to Help Boost Security

Orlando will be getting $3.5 from DHS through its Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). After being left out of the program, Orlando has been getting UASI funds since 2018.

Ashley Moody Warns Floridians About Fraudulent PPE Websites

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, more than 19,000 new websites selling PPE emerged as COVID-19 began to spread in the U.S. There are reports of some of these sites taking orders, accepting payments and not delivering products.
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Florida Congressmen Warn Federal Government About Chinese Drones

U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., and Greg Steube, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, to write U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Justice calling for information on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) from Da Jiang Innovations (DJI). Steube’s office noted that DJI is a “Chinese company that accounts for nearly 80 percent of drone sales in the United States.”
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