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Trump Signs Disaster Relief Package

Jun 10, 2019
News Service of Florida

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a $19.1 billion disaster-relief package that Florida officials have sought since Hurricane Michael pounded the Panhandle in October. 

Disaster Relief Package Blocked Again In Congress

May 30, 2019

A second congressional Republican, arguing for a vote by the full House, blocked an attempt Tuesday to pass long-stalled federal disaster relief funding that would assist Florida’s hurricane-ravaged Panhandle.

Trump’s Budget Offers $291M To Fight HIV In U.S. But Trims Overseas Efforts

Mar 12, 2019
Flickr Creative Commons

The Trump administration took another step toward fulfilling its goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the United States Monday by requesting $291 million for its initiative in the White House’s annual budget.


With Hurricane Michael expected to blast Florida this week, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday expanded a state of emergency to include 35 counties and asked President Donald Trump for a declaration that would help provide federal assistance. 

Rick Scott: Federal Plan Needed To Fight Zika Virus

May 11, 2016
The Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott, expected to travel to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, reiterated Tuesday that he intends to push federal officials to craft a plan to attack the spreading Zika virus.