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Scott PowersOctober 10, 2018
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Sea ports and airports in the path of Hurricane Michael have closed, volitile facilities like chemical plants are being monitored, Naitonal Guard troops military equipment are mobilizing, and federal authorities are calling on people in affected areas to stay off the roads. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long Wednesday morning urged people in the […]

Scott PowersOctober 9, 2018
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President Donald Trump has signed a declaration of a pre-landfall emergency for Florida, setting the stage for federal agencies to mobilize into the Panhandle and north Florida and assure federal funding for preparations and recovery before Hurricane Michael arrives. Trump’s action, requested by Florida Gov. Rick Scott and supported by Florida’s U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 26, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott has “reaffirmed Florida’s commitment to supporting Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria,” according to a Tuesday news release. Scott “has notified the Florida National Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) to be on standby for deployment following an official request for assistance from Puerto Rico, and the […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 14, 2017
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The group that calls itself the conservative alternative to AARP is calling on the federal government to investigate the deaths of eight South Florida nursing home residents who died after Hurricane Irma knocked out their power. Dan Weber, founder and CEO of the Association of Mature American Citizens, sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 5, 2017
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No rest for Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, as his daily agenda shows a schedule packed with planning items in advance of Hurricane Irma‘s track toward the state. At 7:30 a.m., the governor had a weather briefing with Division of Emergency Management Director Bryan Koon. An hour later, he was set for a call with county […]


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