Listen: Republican Party, Florida And Rhonda Santa discussed on AM Tampa Bay
"News. How's the partial federal shutdown affecting Florida more than most states? According to a survey by wallet hub spokesperson. Jill Gonzalez says our state ranks number fourteen partly because we're in the top ten for percentage of families on food stamps right now almost twenty two percent of families in Florida receive snap or food stamps, and it's not funding. Oh, well, continue during this partial shutdown, but it's endanger eventually running out sooner than many other federal benefit another big factor. Real estate. Gonzales says the shutdown could affect processing of FHA and other loans as you might expect Washington DC is feeling the biggest impact, but states like New Mexico, Alaska and Hawaii are also in the top five on the wallet hub list. It's a big week in Tallahassee. Former Republican congressman Rhonda Santa's will be sworn in as governor tomorrow today inaugural events began with a breakfast honoring Lieutenant governor elect Ginette Nunez bay area. Political analyst Susan macmanus says history is being made governor is the state. I the Stanic Lieutenant governor, and she's a Republican from very voter-rich southeast Florida. So this is a big move on the part of the party and the new governor to give her a lot of visibility and involved. Women are the Republican party from the get-go governor elect to Santa's. Will also be meeting with local and business leaders today as well. As members of the military and law enforcement a fierce winter storm is dumping misery on the west coast. Washington state reported more than three hundred thousand power outages over the weekend in southern California mudslides swamps, prompting Cal trans to close a stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway possibly until Tuesday. United Airlines is banning emotional support animals on long flights starting today. Those animals won't be allowed on United flights longer than eight hours"