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Florida Plans to Spend Big for Super Bowl Sunday

January 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

While none of Florida’s three National Football League (NFL) teams are playing in Super Bowl LII on Sunday, football fans across the Sunshine State are still planning to celebrate. 

Charlie Crist Continues His Fight Against Offshore Drilling

January 29, 2018 - 6:00am
Charlie Crist

Florida Democrat Congressman Charlie Crist, who tangled with proponents of offshore drilling during his term as governor, is now ready to keep federal protections implemented after the Deepwater Horizon spill in place. 

Marco Rubio Fires Chief of Staff After Investigation of Improper Conduct

January 28, 2018 - 8:30am

On Saturday, Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio fired his chief of staff after hearing allegations of improper conduct with subordinates in his Senate office. 

Mario Diaz-Balart Takes Over as Cochairman of Republican Main Street Caucus

January 19, 2018 - 2:45pm
Mario Diaz-Balart

With Ohio Republican Pat Tiberi leaving Congress, a congressman from Florida will take his spot as one of the leaders of the Republican Main Street Caucus (“Main Street”).

Gus Bilirakis Takes Over as Cochairman of Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus

January 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
Gus Bilirakis

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., has moved up from the vice chairman to the cochairman of the Congressional International Religious Freedom (IRF) Caucus. 

Francis Rooney Wants to Ensure Feds Will Never Open Eastern Gulf for Oil Drilling

January 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney (Photo: Katie Klann/Naples Daily News)

Even while the Trump administration has agreed not to allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, a congressman from the Sunshine State wants to make sure that pledge becomes law. 

Florida Voices Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
Donald Trump, Adam Putnam, Marco Rubio, Al Lawson, Richard Corcoran and Gwen Graham

Florida politicians remembered the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday.

HUD Sending $83.2 Million to Florida Groups Helping the Homeless

January 11, 2018 - 4:30pm
Ben Carson

On Thursday, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it was sending $83.2 million to Florida to support 327 groups helping the homeless across the Sunshine State. 

Vern Buchanan Takes Over Tax Policy Subcommittee

January 10, 2018 - 4:45pm
Vern Buchanan

A congressman from Florida will have a big seat at the table as Congress tries to implement the tax reform bill it passed last month. 

Charlie Crist, Brian Fitzpatrick Want USDA to Add More Protection for Dogs

January 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Charlie Crist and Brian Fitzpatrick

With a year in Congress under his belt, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is now turning his focus to animal rights issues, including serving in the Congressional Action Protection Caucus. 



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