Gov. Scott appeals denial of state of emergency as algae returns

From WPTV: “Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to the president Sunday, again looking to get help from Washington. Scott said that FEMA incorrectly faulted Florida for failing to demonstrate the need for assistance … Click here to read more

Weather Channel: Scott’s State of Emergency still in effect for Florida as Erika remnants approach

“At a press conference this morning, Florida Gov. Rick Scott indicated that though the tropical storm has dissipated into an area of low pressure, the state of emergency declared earlier has not been lifted, as heavy rains and flooding are still a possibilty. Scott told Floridians to remain prepared … Click here to read more