Following Sunday's announcement that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will “conduct a full assessment of system conditions” and Gov. Rick Scott’s announcement he will declare a State of Emergency in Martin County, District 18 U.S. Congressman Brian Mast today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use emergency authority to stop Lake Okeechobee discharges until they “can definitively prove that the toxic algae pollution problem no longer exists.”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is sending almost $41 million to the First Coast to help renourish the beaches of Northeast Florida.
On Friday, the LIBRE Initiative, a group focused on Hispanics and that champions the free market, released its scorecard for Florida legislators.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday it will use supplemental disaster relief funding to expedite repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike.
Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., has joined Shumaker Advisors in the Tampa Bay region where he will work on ballot initiatives and community issues including building a new stadium to keep the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team in the Sunshine State.
A political committee backed by several leaders of the state’s business community announced several endorsements in races across Central Florida at the end of last week.
Making his third bid for Congress, former state Rep. Fred Costello reeled in the support of state House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Lutz, in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., who is running for governor.
Gov. Rick Scott met with White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Thursday to continue advocating for full funding for the repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
Florida will be getting $616 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as the Sunshine State recovers from last year’s hurricanes.
With the first debate between the two Republican gubernatorial candidates looming on Thursday night, incoming state House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Hialeah, threw his support behind U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., over Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.