While New York Gives Cash to ‘Undocumented Workers,’ Florida GOP Gov. DeSantis Announces State Gives $1,000 Each to 174,000 Hero First-Responders

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“In Florida, we’re funding them & then some,” DeSantis said.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that first-responders across the state are each getting a $1,000 bonus, while apparently take a dig at governments across the country defunding such first-responder units like police departments.

“In Florida, we’re funding them & then some by providing all of our heroes $1,000 bonuses,” the Republican governor tweeted.

DeSantis said over 174,000 first-responders will get a bonus.

Meanwhile, the New York Times reported,

But after a sweeping move by lawmakers this week, New York will now offer one-time payments of up to $15,600 to undocumented immigrants who lost work during the pandemic. The effort — a $2.1 billion fund in the state budget — is by far the biggest of its kind in the country and a sign of the state’s shift toward policies championed by progressive Democrats.

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