Bradenton Times 

SeaPort Manatee Awarded Nearly $12 Million from Federal Infrastructure Funding  

PALMETTO — SeaPort Manatee has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $12 million to advance a 16.56-acre expansion of container yard facilities at the thriving Gulf Coast trade gateway. 


Orlando Sentinel 

Wondering how a sales tax increase would change Orange County? There’s a map for that  

While pitching his proposed penny-per-dollar increase to Orange County’s sales tax, Mayor Jerry Demings often says the key to passing the surcharge intended to fund critical transportation projects is getting voters to understand how they will benefit from proceeds. 


Florida Today 

Commission overrides tourism grant recommendations; backs aquarium money  

Brevard County commissioners have approved an additional $5 million tourism capital facilities grant for the planned $100 million aquarium at Port Canaveral. 



Keys News 

County to discuss tax breaks for worker housing  

Monroe County Mayor David Rice has called for a discussion of a proposal to give property tax breaks to property owners who rent their properties to workers at affordable rates. 



Sun Port Charlotte 

Charlotte County meets affordable housing target for 2022 

PORT CHARLOTTE — Charlotte County exceeded its annual target of adding 200 units of affordable housing last week.