Tag: emergency
Grab your Dustbuster: It could soon get a little dusty in the South. Image via AP.

Danny McAuliffeOctober 8, 2018
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Florida’s Democrat U.A. Sen. Bill Nelson made his rounds across the Panhandle and Big Bend regions as a potentially catastrophic storm approaches the areas, expressing optimism in federal relief and shying away from politics, just like his Republican challenger, Gov. Rick Scott. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Tallahassee after being briefed by emergency officials, Nelson said […]

Danny McAuliffeAugust 13, 2018
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Florida is now in a state of emergency over the impacts of red tide, a colloquialism used to describe the harmful algal blooms plaguing Florida’s Gulf Coast. Gov. Rick Scott issued the executive order declaring the state of emergency on Monday. “As Southwest Florida and the Tampa Bay area continues to feel the devastating impacts of […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 5, 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to declare a pre-landfall emergency for Florida in preparation for Hurricane Irma, the Governor’s Office announced. “A pre-landfall declaration will provide important resources and assistance from the federal government and would free up funding sources for emergency protective measures such as shoring up beach dunes, building […]


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