Disaster Relief Bill passed by Florida Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - After 205 days without disaster relief funding, a bill was finally passed Saturday that will help our community.

The 2019 Florida Legislative session wrapped up today and with it, good news for the panhandle.

The Florida Senate ensured $1.859 billion towards Hurricane Michael relief and recovery.

There will also be tax relief benefits related to hurricane response and recovery.

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