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    GOP-led Senate defeats Nelson’s amendment to protect Medicare

    Oct 18 • 128 Views • Comments Off on GOP-led Senate defeats Nelson’s amendment to protect Medicare

    By a vote of 47 to 51, the U.S. Senate today defeated an amendment offered by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) earlier today to block Republicans’ efforts to cut more than $473 billion from Medicare. “Why in the world would we want to cut $473 billion from Medicare?,” Nelson said on the Senate floor moments before the Senate began voting on his amendment. “My amendment simply rest... Read more

    Sen. Bill Nelson’s remarks following visit to Puerto Rico

    Oct 16 • 109 Views • Comments Off on Sen. Bill Nelson’s remarks following visit to Puerto Rico

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor today to share what he saw on the ground in Puerto Rico yesterday. “We've had colleagues come back because of a flight over in a helicopter and say that they don't see a lot of damage,” Nelson said. “Of course not, because they're flying over parts of towns that most of the structures are made with concrete blocks. But when y... Read more

    ICYMI: WCTV: Gov. Scott Urges Congress for Citrus Industry Funding

    Oct 12 • 73 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WCTV: Gov. Scott Urges Congress for Citrus Industry Funding

    “Gov. Scott Urges Congress for Citrus Industry Funding” WCTV (CBS) - Tallahassee, FL October 11, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Governor Scott Tours Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee

    Oct 9 • 117 Views • Comments Off on Governor Scott Tours Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee. Earlier this year, President Trump committed to providing federal support to fix the federally-operated Hebert Hoover Dike and Governor Scott worked with the Legislature to invest $50 million to speed up critical repairs.... Read more

    ICYMI: WFTV: Gov. Scott to Deploy All Available Resources and Personnel to Puerto Rico

    Oct 2 • 155 Views • Comments Off on ICYMI: WFTV: Gov. Scott to Deploy All Available Resources and Personnel to Puerto Rico

    “Gov. Scott to Deploy All Available Resources and Personnel to Puerto Rico” WFTV-ORD (ABC) - Orlando, FL October 1, 2017 To view the clip, click HERE.... Read more

    Gov. Scott Surveys Hurricane Irma Flood Damage in Clay County

    Sep 13 • 178 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Surveys Hurricane Irma Flood Damage in Clay County

    Governor Rick Scott joined Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels and FWC officers this morning to survey flood damage along Black Creek in Clay County following Hurricane Irma. ... Read more

    CFO Patronis Tours Hurricane Irma Damage In Hillsborough County

    Sep 13 • 215 Views • Comments Off on CFO Patronis Tours Hurricane Irma Damage In Hillsborough County

    On Tuesday, CFO Jimmy Patronis toured impacts of Hurricane Irma in Hillsborough County with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Chief Dennis Jones. CFO Patronis and Chief Jones rode with Station 16 as they continued to survey damage and conduct urban search and rescue efforts. CFO Patronis offered insurance resources to residents impacted by the storm. Any Floridian who needs assistan... Read more

    Gov. Scott Tours Impacts of Hurricane Irma in Lee County

    Sep 12 • 162 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott Tours Impacts of Hurricane Irma in Lee County

    Governor Rick Scott today toured impacts of Hurricane Irma in Lee County with City of Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons and Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno. ... Read more

    Gov. Scott: FHP Continues to Escort Fuel Trucks to Gas Stations Across Florida

    Sep 12 • 104 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: FHP Continues to Escort Fuel Trucks to Gas Stations Across Florida

    At Governor Scott’s direction, the Florida Highway Patrol continues to escort fuel resupply trucks so fuel is quickly delivered to communities across Florida. The US Coast Guard approved opening Port Everglades and Port Tampa Bay earlier today and fuel tankers are being given top priority as FHP stands ready to provide traffic escorts.... Read more

    Gov. Scott: We’re Aggressively Moving Fuel into Florida

    Sep 11 • 172 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: We’re Aggressively Moving Fuel into Florida

    Governor Rick Scott tonight issued an update regarding the state’s efforts to resupply gas stations as Floridians begin to return to their homes after evacuating for Hurricane Irma. Governor Scott has aggressively worked to ensure that Florida gas stations have fuel as Floridians heeded evacuation orders due to Hurricane Irma, including directing the Florida Highway Patrol to escor... Read more