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Marco Rubio Looks to Extend the NFIP Until September 2019

December 6, 2018 - 6:00am

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire at the end of the week, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio brought out a proposal to reauthorize it until the end of September 2019. 

USS Thomas Hudner Heads to Mayport

December 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
USS Thomas Hudner

This week, the Navy commissioned the USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) in Boston as it readies to head to the First Coast with Mayport prepared to be its homeport. 

Brian Mast Brings Out Resolution Condemning Assad Regime in Syria and its Backers

December 3, 2018 - 1:15pm
Brian Mast

After winning a second term in the U.S. House last month, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., turned his fire to the Assad regime in Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran. 

South Florida Republicans Slam Cuban Regime on Mais Medicos

December 3, 2018 - 11:30am
Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Three Republicans representing South Florida in Congress took aim at the Cuban regime as it ends its partnership in the “Mais Medicos” (“More Doctors”) program in Brazil even as some Cuban health care workers file a lawsuit “alleging that the Pan American Health Organization facilitated the human trafficking of thousands of Cuban medical professionals.”

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.

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