A bill from U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Penn., and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., cracking down on fraudulent charities passed the U.S. House without opposition on Tuesday.
Finally Treasure Coast citizens and their representatives who have been fighting a high-speed rail line they say will diminish the region's quality of life, will get their chance to testify at a hearing in the nation's capital.
This week, the U.S. House passed a measure from U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., placing the Kissimmee River additional ecological protections by having it studied under the federal National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in after President Donald Trump authorized launching airstrikes against chemical weapons sites in Syria. France and the United Kingdom also took part in the airstrikes.
Safe Water for Walton, easily one of Florida's busiest nonprofits since it registered as a 501(c)4 less than six months ago, has already racked up an impressive list of successes. And now the group has introduced a website to give it a bulletin board and a community-friendly presence.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce has named Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, the 2018 Most Valuable Legislator (MVL), for her commitment to securing Florida’s future. The announcement and presentation of the MVL was made during the Florida Chamber’s Board of Directors Thursday morning meeting taking place in Palm Bay.
The Florida Chamber’s Most Valuable Legislator award is the business community’s premier legislative award honoring a single lawmaker for his or her outstanding legislative leadership and willingness to take a stand for free enterprise.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., is not the only member of the House leadership to announce his retirement from Congress on Wednesday as a Republican congressman from Florida also said he was not seeking another term.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., part of the House leadership as senior deputy majority whip, said on Wednesday that he will not seek a fifth term.
This Saturday in Jacksonville, Ed Dean, the No. 1 statewide political radio talk-show host focused on Florida politics and a senior editor for Sunshine State News, will be on center stage for an early test of strength for Republicans and Democrats looking to win elections this year.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it will send $791 million to Florida through its Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program to help homes and buildings damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Matthew.
U.S. HUD Sec. Ben Carson made the announcement on Tuesday morning. HUD sent $616 million to Florida back in November to help hurricane recovery efforts.
On Friday, a leading national pundit offered its take on this year’s congressional races and found no changes in any of the contests in Florida.
The Cook Report shifted the odds in 13 races across the country in its latest look at House races but did not change any of the races in the Sunshine State.