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Gov. DeSantis Claims Credit for Sending 2 Planes of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

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Gov. DeSantis Claims Credit for Sending 2 Planes of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Gov. DeSantis Claims Credit for Sending 2 Planes of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Gov.

DeSantis Claims Credit , for Sending 2 Planes of Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.

According to a statement DeSantis' office emailed to CNN, the Florida governor says he sent two planes carrying about 50 migrants to Martha's Vineyard on Sept.

14.

States like Massachusetts, New York and California will better facilitate the care of these individuals who they have invited into our country by incentivizing illegal immigration through their designation as 'sanctuary states' and support for the Biden Administration's open border policies, Gov.

Ron DeSantis, via statement.

Julian Cyr, who represents Martha's Vineyard, said, "There was no advance notice to anyone in Martha's Vineyard or Massachusetts that these migrants were arriving to my knowledge." .

The island scrambled to respond.

They essentially set up shelters, the equivalent of a hurricane or Nor'easter.

They set that up in a matter of hours and these families received a meal.

They were COVID tested and are spending the night in shelters at several churches on the island, Julian Cyr, who represents Martha's Vineyard, via CNN.

Massachusetts Gov.

Charlie Baker issued a statement.

The Baker-Polito Administration is in touch with local officials regarding the arrival of migrants in Martha's Vineyard.

At this time, short-term shelter services are being provided by local officials, and the Administration will continue to support those efforts, Gov.

Charlie Baker, via statement.

Democratic officials in Florida responded to the move by DeSantis on Sept.

14.

Even for Ron DeSantis, this is a new low.

There is nothing that DeSantis won't do, and nobody that he won't hurt, in order to score political points, Manny Diaz, Florida Democratic Chair, via statement.

The action by DeSantis comes after TX Gov.

Greg Abbott and AZ Gov.

Doug Ducey began busing migrants to Washington, D.C, earlier this year.

The action by DeSantis comes after TX Gov.

Greg Abbott and AZ Gov.

Doug Ducey began busing migrants to Washington, D.C, earlier this year.

The action by DeSantis comes after TX Gov.

Greg Abbott and AZ Gov.

Doug Ducey began busing migrants to Washington, D.C, earlier this year.

The action by DeSantis comes after TX Gov.

Greg Abbott and AZ Gov.

Doug Ducey began busing migrants to Washington, D.C, earlier this year.

Abbott has also started to bus migrants to New York City and Chicago


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Biden Administration Announces $13 Billion , in Aid To Help Families Lower Energy Bills. 'The Hill' reports that the White House made the announcement on Nov. 2. . Vice President Kamala Harris will formally announce the new funding in Boston while visiting a sheet metal workers' union hall. In addition to $4.5 billion going to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). $9 billion in Inflation Reduction Act funds will help low-income households make energy-efficient upgrades. The White House says that the money will help 1.6 million households. As energy prices remain high, this Administration is working to cut costs for working families and businesses through historic investments for consumer rebates for more efficient home improvements and energy-efficient appliances nationwide, Jennifer Granholm, Energy Secretary, via statement. President Biden’s agenda means states will have greater resources to meet their consumers’ needs and more rapidly achieve home electrification on the path to a net zero emissions economy. , Jennifer Granholm, Energy Secretary, via statement. CNBC reports that another 700,000 homes will be weatherized under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. In sum, these programs will make these cost-saving upgrades more accessible for low- and moderate-income families as states gain momentum toward deploying at least 12 million heat pumps by 2030, White House, via statement

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Judge Sentences , Michael Avenatti to 14 Years , in Prison For Fraud Scheme. On December 5, Michael Avenatti was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of wire fraud and a tax-related charge. . NBC reports that Avenatti was also ordered to pay $7 million in restitution. . The incarcerated lawyer's sentence will run consecutively with the five-year prison term he is already serving for separate convictions in New York. Avenatti pleaded guilty without reaching a plea deal, claiming he wished to be held accountable and spare his family further embarrassment. . Avenatti was accused of negotiating and collecting settlement payments intended for his clients and funneling the money into accounts that he controlled. I am deeply remorseful and contrite. There is no doubt that all of them deserve much better, and I hope that someday they will accept my apologies and find it in their heart to forgive me, Michael Avenatti, Statement prior to sentencing, via NBC. I am deeply remorseful and contrite. There is no doubt that all of them deserve much better, and I hope that someday they will accept my apologies and find it in their heart to forgive me, Michael Avenatti, Statement prior to sentencing, via NBC. NBC reports that the federal government dropped all remaining charges against Avenatti that stemmed from a 36-count indictment. . Avenatti is already serving time after being convicted of stealing book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels and trying to extort shoemaker Nike. . Avenatti is already serving time after being convicted of stealing book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels and trying to extort shoemaker Nike. . Prosecutors in the most recent case sought for Avenatti's sentence to add 17.5 years in prison to the five year sentence he is already serving. In pleading guilty, Avenatti asked the court that his sentence be no more than six years and would be served concurrently with his other sentence. . In pleading guilty, Avenatti asked the court that his sentence be no more than six years and would be served concurrently with his other sentence.

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