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.
Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart Urge Trump to Have DOJ Consider Indicting Raúl Castro for Murder of U.S. Citizens
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While gas prices are rising across the nation, they held steady in Florida last week, a new study from AAA finds.
The Climate Solutions Caucus--which is led by two South Florida congressmen--continues to expand with five new members this week.
This week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., to bring out a bill offering consumers more information about ethanol at pumps across the nation.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., proposal offering U.S. support for defending Israel from drone attacks continues to gain traction.