Lee County Port Authority snags $4.2M from Gov. DeSantis’ jobs fund for airport road

‘Southwest Florida is growing, and we’re working to ensure that those residents have the resources they need and the infrastructure they need to sustain this growth.’

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday issued $4.2 million to the Lee County Port Authority to improve a road leading to the Southwest Florida International Airport near Fort Myers.

It was the first grant from the Job Growth Grant Fund issued since the start of the new fiscal year, which began July 1. Lawmakers set aside $50 million for the fund in this year’s budget.

“Since July 2021, my administration has invested $87 million in Florida

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