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