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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried to host roundtable on federal pandemic assistance

Leaders of local charities will discuss the state's failure to apply for and disburse "billions" of dollars of federal aid.
Credit: AP
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried speaks during the general assembly at the Florida Democratic State Convention Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Florida Agriculture Commissioner, and gubernatorial candidate, Nikki Fried is scheduled to host a virtual roundtable on the state's use of federal pandemic aid. 

In a news release, Fried says she, along with leaders of local charities, will discuss the state's failure to apply for and disburse "billions" of dollars of federal aid to assist with school funding, rental assistance and child nutrition assistance.

The roundtable is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday over Zoom.