Lawmakers are trying to provide relief to Floridians who can’t pay their utility bills. They’ve filed a proposal that would allow families to go on a repayment plan to pay their outstanding bills. The measure’s sponsor, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Winter Park) says the legislature could use funds from the new federal COVID-19 relief package to reimburse utilities who provide the plans.
Tallahassee's utility relief program is now live. It allows those who have lost jobs or revenue due to COVID-19 to defer utility bills sent between March…