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API's 'Explore Offshore' Campaign Heads to Capitol Hill

December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Jim Nicholson, Jeff Kottkamp and Jim Webb

The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) “Explore Offshore” campaign, which includes expanding energy exploration efforts including in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico and in the Atlantic, came to Capitol Hill last week. 

Florida Congressmen Push Carbon Fee and Refunds Legislation

November 28, 2018 - 8:45am

Three members of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney and Democrat U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist and Ted Deutch--are backing a proposal to reduce carbon usage with price controls and offering rebates back to American taxpayers. 

Ted Yoho Warns of China Interfering in Taiwan's Elections

November 27, 2018 - 12:45pm
Ted Yoho

The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee for Asia and the Pacific warned about Chinese intervention in Taiwanese elections. 

Vern Buchanan: Congress Needs to Reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund

November 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Vern Buchanan

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called on Congress to move quickly to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which expired at the end of summer. 

Darren Soto Raises his Profile as Democrats Get Ready to Control the House

November 27, 2018 - 6:00am
Darren Soto

About to begin his second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is starting to expand his profile as Democrats get ready to take over the House at the start of next year.

Francis Rooney Wants to Protect Religious Organizations from Labor Unions

November 26, 2018 - 11:30am
Francis Rooney

Now ending his first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is championing a proposal to “clarify the rights of not-for-profit religious employers under the National Labor Relations Act” and protect religious organizations from labor unions.

After the Elections, Florida Democrats Scramble for a Leader

November 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum, Nikki Fried and Donna Shalala

Democrats had a good Election Day in most of the nation but, despite some close statewide races, they stumbled again in Florida and now face a major power vacuum. 

Thanksgiving Has Been a Florida Traditon for Four and a Half Centuries

November 22, 2018 - 6:00am

While Thanksgiving conjures up images of Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims sharing turkey and corn with Native Americans, Florida had its own role in America’s earliest Thanksgiving celebrations.

Neal Dunn, Roger Marshall Team Up on Medical Round Table

November 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Neal Dunn and Roger Marshall

Last week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., teamed up with a fellow doctor serving in Congress to focus on how the federal government can spur innovation in the medical community. 

Marco Rubio Stands Against Having a Putin Ally Lead Interpol

November 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, is teaming up with other senators who serve on the Helsinki Commission to call on the White House and Interpol to oppose a Russian general who is readying to lead that international law enforcement agency. 

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