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Marco Rubio, Florida Republicans Urge Trump to Denounce Raul Castro's Successor

March 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Raul Castro and Ron DeSantis

With Cuban dictator Raúl Castro set to retire next month, Republicans from the Florida delegation are already taking aim at whoever replaces him. 

Stephanie Murphy, Steve Knight Want Defense Department to Work More with Veteran Friendly Companies

March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Steve Knight

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., paired up with a familiar legislative partner on the other side of the aisle to bring out a bill to help veterans move into the workforce. 

Charlie Crist's, Mike Johnson's Bill to Help Israel Defend Against Drones Picks Up Steam on Capitol Hill

March 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Charlie Crist, Mike Johnson and Ted Deutch

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., proposal offering U.S. support for defending Israel from drone attacks is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill. 

Ted Yoho Upbeat About Vietnam Relations After USS Carl Vinson Ports in Da Nang

March 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
Ted Yoho

This week, a U.S. Navy vessel made a port visit to Vietnam for the first time since the Vietnam War and a Florida congressman hopes this will help improve relations between the two countries. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Team Up on Israel Security Bill

March 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Chris Coons

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is championing a proposal ensuring the U.S. continues to support Israel. 

Francis Rooney Unveils Plan to Deal With Gun Violence

March 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney (Photo: Katie Klann/Naples Daily News)

In the aftermath of last month’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland which left 17 dead, freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled his proposal to limit mass shootings.

John Rutherford Pushes 'Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act'

March 5, 2018 - 6:45pm

Last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., showcased the “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Deutch Bring Out US-Israeli Security Assistance Authorization Act

March 5, 2018 - 6:00am
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.---are looking to ensure the U.S. and Israel remain close allies.

Gus Bilirakis, Carlos Curbelo Back Kurt Schrader's Medicare Enrollment Protection Act

March 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Gus Bilirakis, Kurt Schrader and Carlos Curbelo

This week, two Florida Republicans offered support to an Oregon congressman’s effort to close coverage gaps in Medicare that seniors across the nation are facing.

Francis Rooney Continues to Focus on Foreign Policy

March 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney

Freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., continues to polish his foreign policy credentials as Peter Witting, the German ambassador to the U.S., is scheduled to visit Southwest Florida on Friday.



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