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Alcee Hastings Wants to Help Haitians Impacted By Earthquake, Hurricanes With TPS, Scholarships

January 23, 2019 - 9:00am
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings

Now part of the congressional majority and vice chairman of the U.S. House Rules Committee, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., the dean of the Florida delegation, has turned his attention to help Haitian nationals in the U.S. 

Ted Yoho Brings Back WINGMAN Reform Proposal to Help Veterans

January 23, 2019 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought back his proposal to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog on a voice vote. 

Marco Rubio Joins Senators Insisting White House Can't Pull U.S. Out of NATO

January 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio and Tim Kaine

With President Donald Trump throwing some jabs at NATO, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and other senators laid out a resolution last week ensuring the president can’t pull out of that organization without Senate approval. 

Dan Webster Champions Effort to Expand I-Corps Participation

January 19, 2019 - 6:00am
Dan Webster and Dan Lipinksi

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., doubled down on his efforts to expand participation in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps), insisting it helps spur innovation in businesses and entrepreneurship.

Stephanie Murphy, Brian Fitzpatrick Bring Back Combat Online Predators Act

January 17, 2019 - 1:30pm
Stephanie Murphy and Brian Fitzpatrick

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., brought back their “Combat Online Predators Act” this week. 

Darren Soto, Mario Diaz-Balart Want Venezuelans Fleeing Maduro Regime to Have Temporary Protected Status

January 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Darren Soto and Mario Diaz-Balart

Last week, two Florida congressmen--Democrat U.S. Rep. Darren Soto and Republican U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart--brought out a proposal which would permit Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime to become eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

Andrew Gillum, Carlos Curbelo Headed to Harvard

January 17, 2019 - 9:00am
Andrew Gillum and Carlos Curbelo

Two familiar faces in Florida politics -- former U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum -- will be headed to Harvard in the months to come. 

Marco Rubio Hopes to Protect Consumer Privacy With American Data Dissemination Act

January 17, 2019 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who was named the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship last week, unveiled a bill looking to protect consumer data privacy. 

Vern Buchanan Chosen to Lead Republicans on House Trade Subcommittee

January 16, 2019 - 10:15am
Vern Buchanan

With the Democrats in charge of the U.S. House, a Florida congressman has been chosen to lead Republicans on the U.S. House Trade Subcommittee. 

Lois Frankel Plans to Use Appropriations Committee Seat to Help South Florida

January 15, 2019 - 10:45am
Lois Frankel

Now in her fourth term in Congress but her first as part of the majority, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. 

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