Lawmakers Allege FEMA Decision Could Ravage Florida's Lee County

Lawmakers Allege FEMA Decision Could Ravage Florida's Lee County

Mateo Guillamont
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April 4, 2024
Lee County officials recently publicly criticized the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision to remove Lee County’s residents’ eligibility for flood insurance discounts.  According to a Lee County press release, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) had been granting residents premium discounts that allowed policyholders to save up to 25%. FEMA’s decision to cut flood […]
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Rick Scott: Send money to Bahamas,

Rick Scott: Send money to Bahamas, "stop funding our enemies"

Javier Manjarres
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September 6, 2019
After touring the northern Bahamas with Senator Marco Rubio (R) and Gov. Ron DeSantis,  days after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R) told reporters on Friday that the U.S. needed to “stop funding that are our enemies” and allocate those dollars to hurricane relief for our “good friends.”
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Rubio defends Trump over his natural disaster leadership

Rubio defends Trump over his natural disaster leadership

Javier Manjarres
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September 3, 2019
Sen. Marco Rubio (R) came to the defense of President Donald Trump when London Mayor Sadiq Khan questioned the president’s Hurricane Dorian preparedness by playing a round of golf shortly before the story made landfall.
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