Gov. Ron DeSantis is focusing on improvements being made to the state’s overwhelmed unemployment-compensation system, rather than his embattled appointee overseeing the work. Meanwhile, paper applications are being made available across the state.
The city of Lawtey in Bradford County is one of 21 Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Irma that will be getting more than $84 million from the state for infrastructure improvement projects. Lawtey’s share will be $867,600.
On Friday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) opened its Rebuild Florida Center in Jacksonville, offering aid to families who still need help repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Irma.