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April 3, 2020

My office and I are here to assist you and your family as Florida and our entire nation respond to the health and economic challenges presented by Covid-19. Below are some resources which may be helpful: Re-Employment Assistance Frequently Asked Questions Business Resources Frequently Asked Questions

A Letter to Governor Scott about Land Purchase

August 18, 2016

   Dear Governor Scott, As you know, the Treasure Coast has experienced incredible devastation as a result of the recent toxic blue-green algae invasion on the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon. The releases from Lake Okeechobee are a direct contributory factor in the development of these toxic algae blooms. There are mats of toxic algae clogging our …Read more

Photos from “Legacy Florida” Signing

July 28, 2016

As you read in the article about Governor Scott signing the “Legacy Florida” Legislation, you might be interested in who attended this ceremony. “Over the last five years, we have invested more than $688 million for Everglades restoration. This legislation will continue our commitment to protecting Florida’s environment so future generations can enjoy all that Florida has to offer. I …Read more

Unsung Hero Fighting to Stop Algae Blooms

July 27, 2016

Nancy Smith writes about Gayle’s work on Legacy Florida: “It seems odd to find heroes in the middle of a crisis that has no immediate solution. Heroes are supposed to sweep in and save the day — and I don’t believe anybody is going to be able to quick-fix the punishing fresh water releases from Lake Okeechobee. But I’d like to say …Read more

Gayle Harrell ⋅ As-it-happens update ⋅ July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016

  STUART, FL July 11, 2016 State Representative Gayle Harrell says she stepped in to help clear the way to keep this experiment going. “If this is successful, which it looks like it’s going to be very successful, there are many other places it can be used,” said State Rep. Harrell. “So let’s go ahead and do the paperwork get …Read more

Governor Scott Signs Rep. Harrell’s “Legacy Florida” Bill

June 2, 2016

STUART, FL – Representative Gayle Harrell, (R—District 83) is proud to announce that Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB989, “Legacy Florida”, today at a ceremonial bill signing in West Palm Beach at the Florida Atlantic University, Pine Jog Environmental Education Center. Legacy Florida provides a dedicated funding source for the restoration of the Everglades and ending the releases from …Read more