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Charlie Crist, Mike Johnson Get Bill Protecting Israel From Drone Attacks Through the House Again

September 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
Charlie Crist and Mike Johnson

Freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., got his proposal offering  U.S. support for defending Israel over the finish line in the House as it was included in a bill from two members of the South Florida delegation. 

House Passes US-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act, Names Bill After Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

September 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 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 passed their “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act” on Wednesday by voice vote. 

Florida Saw Record High Number of Tourists in First Half of 2018

September 12, 2018 - 11:15am

Florida continues to see record tourism with a strong first half of 2018, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Wednesday morning. 

Frederica Wilson Hammers Donald Trump on Soldiers Killed in Niger After Omarosa Tape Goes Public

September 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Frederica Wilson and Donald Trump

This week, a Florida congresswoman came out swinging at President Donald Trump’s comments about terrorism and the death of a soldier from Florida in the line of duty. 

Neal Dunn's Bill to Get More Veterans Into STEM Fields Picks Up Steam on Capitol Hill

September 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Neal Dunn and Dean Heller

With the session starting to wind down, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., bill to usher more veterans into the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is getting a final push on Capitol Hill. 

Vern Buchanan, Alcee Hastings Switch Tactics on Bill Banning Slaughter of Cats and Dogs for Human Consumption

September 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan and Alcee Hastings

Two congressmen from Florida--Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep Alcee Hastings--have revised their proposal to ban the slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption.

House Passes Ted Yoho's Bill Protecting the Nation From Cyberattacks

September 7, 2018 - 10:00am
Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, scored a win this week as the House passed his proposal protecting the nation from cyberattacks. 

Marco Rubio: U.S. Needs to Keep China from Bullying Other Nations to Cut Ties With Taiwan

September 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading a coalition of senators pushing for the U.S. to support Taiwan even as China encourages other countries to cut ties with that American ally. 

Val Demings Secures Federal Safety Grants for Central Florida

September 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Val Demings

From her seat on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, freshman U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., has helped send two federal safety grants to Central Florida. 

NRCC Names Two Florida Republicans to 'Young Guns' Program

September 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Mike Miller and Maria Elvira Salazar

A week after the primaries, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) included two candidates from the Sunshine State as part of its “Young Guns” program.



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