Florida News that impacts you – November 11th
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- A Navy veteran himself, Governor DeSantis issued a Veteran’s Day proclamation honoring Florida’s 1.5 million veterans: Florida will always honor and support the selfless sacrifices and courage of our military spouses, children and families. We continue working to ensure Florida remains the most veteran-friendly state, offering programs that support Florida’s hardworking, well-trained, and skilled veterans who make great contributions toward Florida’s workforce and economy.
- The forecast track and intensity for Tropical Storm Eta have significantly changed over the past day. It’s now expected to strengthen into a category 1 hurricane today before making a second landfall as a tropical storm just north of Tampa tomorrow.
- Just in time for the holidays Florida gas prices have reached their lowest levels in over 5 months – breaking below an average of $2 per gallon. This is the first time since widespread lockdowns have been lifted gas is under the $2 threshold.
- According to the FHA, 15% of mortgages are behind by at least one payment – the fourth highest rate nationally. There was improvement over the second quarter and the FHA’s data is specific to FHA issued loans.
- Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has lent her support to the Trump campaign’s effort to validate votes in disputed states in Tuesday’s Presidential election. Citing Moody: Ensuring only lawful votes are counted and ensuring that laws are strictly adhered to in our election process is key to our democracy and essential to upholding faith in government. Moody’s support was joined by nine other state AG’s and calls on the United States Supreme Court to directly hear election disputes in disputed states.
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