Fried touts infrastructure bill while Gov. DeSantis raises doubts about equity
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Tuesday touted as “a big deal” billions of dollars headed to Florida for roads, bridges, airports and expanding broadband service in rural areas as part of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill on President Joe Biden’s desk.
North Florida congresswoman blames Biden administration for influx of immigrants at southern border
Rep. Kat Cammack recently took two trips to the southern border and she describes what she saw there as an ongoing crisis sparked by the decisions made by President Joe Biden during the first months of his administration.
President Biden announces actions to combat violence against Asian Americans
FILE - Protestors march at a rally against Asian hate crimes past the Los Angeles Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles , Saturday, March 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Local Asian Americans are reacting to the Biden administration’s new steps aimed at stopping the violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. She’s also pointing out that as the first Asian American vice president, Kamala Harris has been vital in making sure Asian Americans’ voices are heard. All of this comes as violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community has spiked. She points out that May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and is a great opportunity to educate the public.
President Biden signs executive order to expand refugee program
“They hear the story from us, not others tell the stories of us, and make that connection to build a safer and more welcoming community in Jacksonville,” Alawee said. Their lives are on display days after President Joe Biden signed an executive order that aims to expand refugee resettlement and improve elements of the program. “I am an immigrant and I do think immigrants, when they come to The United States, they see a raw and fresh start. Therefore, they work hard, they contribute, contribute to this country.”State Department data shows the United States admitted 1,500 refugees in the current fiscal year. Jacksonville residents are invited to reconnect and learn about their refugee and immigrant neighbors through the Journey to Jacksonville exhibit.
First dogs Champ & Major Biden move into White House
Major is pictured on the South Lawn of the White House. First dogs Major and Champ have joined President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the White House. The first lady on Monday tweeted photos of the two German shepherds on the South Lawn of the White House. Champ and Major have joined us in the White House! 💕🐾 pic.twitter.com/R035YnavVo — Jill Biden (@FLOTUS) January 25, 2021Major is the first shelter dog to live in the White House.