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Charlie Crist: NOAA Sending Funds to USF, UCF to Fight Red Tide

Over the next two years, the funds will “help develop response and adaptation strategies to combat red tide" and “will study the economic impacts of the 2017-2019 Florida red tide outbreak on tourism, commercial fishing, and public health, among others” looking at 80 different economic sectors.

With Reelection Assured, Mario Diaz-Balart Gets Two More Years as Key Member of Appropriations...

Democrats had high hopes for Mary Barzee Flores when she ran against Diaz-Balart in 2018 but, despite the GOP facing a bad election cycle at the national level, the Republican incumbent carried more than 62 percent of the vote and won another term.

With Strong Support From Florida Delegation, House Approves $484 Billion in Coronavirus Stimulus Funds

On Thursday, with many of its members wearing masks and with social distancing efforts in effect, the U.S. House approved another $484 billion in federal funds to help the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Lois Frankel: Palm Beach State College, FAU Getting $41 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., said that more than $41 million in federal stimulus funds will go to two schools in her district.

Charlie Crist Announces HHS Grant to Community Health Centers of Pinellas to Focus on...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending a grant to Community Health Centers of Pinellas to help the Tampa Bay area deal with coronavirus.

Mario Diaz-Balart Tests Positive for Coronavirus

U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., announced on Wednesday that he tested positive to coronavirus.

Florida Delegation Focuses on Coronavirus

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, focused on crafting a proposal to improve Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) loan program including leading a hearing on “Coronavirus and America’s Small Business Supply Chain.”