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Mario Diaz-Balart Champions Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill on Capitol Hill

May 17, 2018 - 6:00am

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is going to play a major role as Congress mulls over the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill which funds the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

John Rutherford Named to House Appropriations Committee

May 16, 2018 - 4:30pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. 

House Veterans Affairs Committee Backs John Rutherford's, Neal Dunn's Proposal to Help VA Recruit, Retain Doctors

May 12, 2018 - 6:00am
John Rutherford and Neal Dunn

From their perches on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, two Florida Republican congressmen saw their proposal to help recruit and retain doctors in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) bear fruit. <--break->

Ted Yoho's, Adam Smith's Foreign Aid Reform Builds Traction in Congress

May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho and Adam Smith

A major reform of how the federal government manages international development finances from U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., is gaining traction in Congress. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's, Ted Deutch's Effort to Help Israel Moves Ahead on Capitol Hill

May 10, 2018 - 8:30am
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.---scored a win this week as the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee backed their “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act” without opposition. 

House Passes Cathy McMorris Rodgers', Stephanie Murphy's Bill Helping Small Businesses

May 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Marco Rubio

On Tuesday, the U.S. House passed without opposition a proposal from U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., boosting small businesses in underrepresented states by giving them more access to capital and loans. 

NRCC, DCCC Get Ready for Congressional Elections Across Florida

May 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy and Brian Mast

With 27 congressional seats at stake across Florida in November, the two major parties are starting to show their hands as they get ready for the fall campaign. 

Donald Trump's 2020 Odds Boosted With Solid Lead in New Hampshire Over Potential GOP Challengers

May 7, 2018 - 6:00am
Mitt Romney, Donald Trump and John Kasich

Recent presidents who have not won second full terms have struggled winning the New Hampshire primary despite the benefits of being incumbents--but Donald Trump is in excellent shape in the Granite State, a poll released last week finds. 

Brian Mast, Tulsi Gabbard Team Up to Help Veterans, Servicemembers Exposed to Open Burn Pits

May 5, 2018 - 6:00am
Brian Mast and Tulsi Gabbard

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., teamed up to unveil a bill which would evaluate the more than 140,000 members of the Armed Forces and veterans who were exposed to open burn pits and airborne toxic chemicals over more than three decades.  

Ron Paul Endorses Bob White for Governor

May 3, 2018 - 9:00am
Ron Paul and Bob White

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, announced on Thursday that he is endorsing Bob White, the leader of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida, to be the Sunshine State’s next governor. 



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