Florida requests additional $5 billion for agricultural recovery
This is including $5 billion in funds to for agriculture.
The Senators expounded on the request in the full request:
"U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): Hurricane Irma caused massive damage to Florida’s agriculture community with initial total loss estimates from Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at $2,558,598,303 and rising."
"Our signature crop, citrus, was hit especially hard with an estimated $760,816,600 in losses. Initial total loss estimates in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria are as high as $15,000,000,000." ■