Stimulus Includes $250 Million For Everglades Restoration
The long-awaited stimulus package approved by Congress Monday night includes $250 million for Everglades restoration.
The state’s top Republican leaders — including Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott — had urged President Donald Trump for the spending.
DeSantis has made Everglades restoration a central issue of his administration, after toxic algae gripped the state in 2018.
Trump is expected to sign the measure in the coming days.
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