North Fort Myers Neighbor 

DeSantis: $50 Million available for local governments impacted by Hurricanes Ian, Nicole 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced that $50 million is available for communities impacted by hurricanes Ian and Nicole through the Local Government Emergency Bridge Loan Program. Administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), this loan program helps local governments support government operations that may have been impacted by hurricanes Ian or Nicole, bridging the gap while they await federal relief or for their revenues recover. 



ABC Action News 

Florida aims to strengthen cybersecurity for local government agencies  

LAND O’LAKES, Fla. — Florida Lt. Governor Jeanette Nunez made a stop in Pasco County Monday. She hosted a roundtable all about cybersecurity. 



Suncoast News Network 

Largest affordable housing project in Manatee County breaks ground  

One of the largest affordable housing projects broke ground in Bradenton Monday. 




Bill before Florida Senate would put local ordinances on hold if challenged 

A measure aimed at curbing local ordinances that hurt private businesses is under consideration by the Legislature for a second year. Supporters said the bill would help small businesses, while opponents said it would shackle local governments’ ability to respond to the concerns of their residents.