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Neal Dunn Takes Over VA Health Subcommittee

May 23, 2018 - 6:00am

Freshman U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., will take over as chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Health. 

With New Assignment, John Rutherford's Better Positioned to Help Jacksonville

May 21, 2018 - 6:00am
John Rutherford

Congressman John Rutherford scored a big win for the First Coast last week when he was named to the House Appropriations Committee. 

Democrat Establishment Rallies Behind Sean Shaw for AG

May 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Dave Aronberg, Sean Shaw and Bob Butterworth

The Democrat establishment is increasingly throwing its support behind state Rep. Sean Shaw’s, D-Tampa, bid to be Florida’s next attorney general. 

Mario Diaz-Balart Champions Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill on Capitol Hill

May 17, 2018 - 6:00am

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is going to play a major role as Congress mulls over the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill which funds the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

John Rutherford Named to House Appropriations Committee

May 16, 2018 - 4:30pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. 

House Veterans Affairs Committee Backs John Rutherford's, Neal Dunn's Proposal to Help VA Recruit, Retain Doctors

May 12, 2018 - 6:00am
John Rutherford and Neal Dunn

From their perches on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, two Florida Republican congressmen saw their proposal to help recruit and retain doctors in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) bear fruit. <--break->

Ted Yoho's, Adam Smith's Foreign Aid Reform Builds Traction in Congress

May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho and Adam Smith

A major reform of how the federal government manages international development finances from U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., is gaining traction in Congress. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's, Ted Deutch's Effort to Help Israel Moves Ahead on Capitol Hill

May 10, 2018 - 8:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Deutch

The two South Florida representatives in charge of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee—chairwoman U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and ranking Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.---scored a win this week as the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee backed their “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act” without opposition. 

House Passes Cathy McMorris Rodgers', Stephanie Murphy's Bill Helping Small Businesses

May 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Marco Rubio

On Tuesday, the U.S. House passed without opposition a proposal from U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., boosting small businesses in underrepresented states by giving them more access to capital and loans. 

NRCC, DCCC Get Ready for Congressional Elections Across Florida

May 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy and Brian Mast

With 27 congressional seats at stake across Florida in November, the two major parties are starting to show their hands as they get ready for the fall campaign. 



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