Sens. Rick Scott and Marco Rubio Lead Florida Delegation in Urging USDA to Declare Disaster for Florida Agriculture

October 14, 2022

Earlier today, Senator Rick Scott joined Senator Marco Rubio to lead bipartisan members of the Florida congressional delegation in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack supporting the State of Florida’s request to declare a Disaster for Florida counties that were impacted by Hurricane Ian. A disaster declaration from USDA would make greater federal assistance available to growers whose crops were damaged or destroyed. Read the full letter HERE.


Read more from Senator Rubio’s office HERE.