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Tropical Weather System Promises Florida a Soggy Holiday Weekend

May 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Floridians might want to develop a Plan B for outdoor festivities this Memorial Day weekend -- we're looking at a drencher, and maybe worse.

Charlie Crist Tries to Jump Start his Stalled Bill Adding Seat Belts to School Busses

May 24, 2018 - 11:30am

Freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is doubling down on his call for adding seat belts to school busses even as his bill on the matter has not picked up much traction over the past year. 

AFP Takes Aim at Three Members of the Florida Delegation

May 24, 2018 - 6:00am
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Tom Rooney and Stephanie Murphy

On Thursday, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced it was targeting three members of the Florida congressional delegation--Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney and Democrats U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy and Debbie Wasserman Schultz--with a campaign hitting them for backing the $1.3 trillion omnibus in March.  

Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart Urge Trump to Have DOJ Consider Indicting Raúl Castro for Murder of U.S. Citizens

May 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio, Raul Castro and Mario Diaz-Balart

On Tuesday, two Republicans in the Florida congressional delegation--U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart--sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to have the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)  review whether former Cuban dictator Raúl Castro should be indicted for the illegal 1996 shoot down of two American civilian aircrafts flown by Brothers to the Rescue that murdered three American citizens and a U.S. legal resident.

House Passes Carlos Curbelo's Proposal Protecting Children's Data, Social Security Numbers

May 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Carlos Curbelo

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., scored a win as the U.S. House passed his bill to protect children’s identities from fraudsters as part of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act” which it was rolled into. 

HUD’s Capital Fund Program Sends $68 Million to Florida

May 23, 2018 - 8:30am

On Tuesday, the  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it was sending almost $68 million to housing authorities across the Sunshine State to help improve public housing but states with far less people claimed more funds. 

Florida Delegation Takes Aim at the Maduro Regime

May 22, 2018 - 12:15pm
Francis Rooney Nicolas Maduro, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

With the Maduro regime staying in power in Venezuela, members of the Florida delegation are calling the recent election in that South American nation a sham and calling for more sanctions on that government. 

House Passes Gus Bilirakis' Bill Ensuring Student Veterans Not Penalized by Colleges, Universities

May 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Gus Bilirakis

This week, a Florida Republican congressman scored a win as the U.S. House approved his proposal to make sure veterans are not financially penalized by colleges and universities as they wait for their federal education benefits. 

Neal Dunn Scores Some Wins in VA MISSION Act

May 21, 2018 - 12:15pm
Neal Dunn

From his perch on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, freshman U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., helped shape the “John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Networks Act” (VA MISSION Act) which cleared the House at the end of last week. 

Despite Rise in National Average, Gas Prices Remain Steady in Florida

May 21, 2018 - 8:30am

While gas prices are rising across the nation, they held steady in Florida last week, a new study from AAA finds. 



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