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Jacob OglesDecember 31, 2018

Monday marks the deadline for residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael to apply for two significant assistance programs. The Disaster Unemployment Assistance program, which is administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, helps those who lost jobs as a direct result of a disaster. Residents in 12 Florida counties — Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, […]

Staff ReportsDecember 27, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that $24 million in economic incentive and infrastructure dollars would be dispersed to 36 rural communities across the state. Most of the money will be released via the Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program, a collaboration between the Department of Economic Opportunity and the federal department of Housing and Urban […]

Staff ReportsMay 16, 2018

Florida wants to spend $616 million in post-Irma federal emergency money to repair damaged homes, build new affordable housing, and to help businesses that suffered damage in the storm. The money would come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through a disaster-recovery community block grant. Gov. Rick Scott submitted his plan for […]


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