At the end of last week, President Barack Obama signed into law a proposal reforming public housing which contained an amendment from a Florida congressman to ensure more screening is done for public housing applicants.
Gov. Rick Scott announced today that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 additional people in Florida with the Zika virus who likely contracted it through a mosquito bite.
This brings the total number of people with locally transmitted Zika to 14. DOH believes that active transmissions of the Zika virus are still only occurring in the one small area in Miami-Dade County, just north of downtown, that was announced on Friday (see map below).
Trying to catch Congressman David Jolly in the Republican primary at the end of this month, retired Marines General Mark Bircher has a simple plan: bash Jolly for not backing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
With the Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcing there are four confirmed cases of mosquitos infecting people with the virus in Florida, Zika is becoming something of an issue in the U.S. Senate race.
A month until the Republican primary, Sen. Marco Rubio called for more federal action to combat Zika.
If you watched both conventions, you may be suffering from ideological and tonal whiplash.
As the Washington Post describes it, one common feature of both conventions: organizational missteps and unscheduled dissent.
A month until the primary, Marco Rubio released a new TV ad on Thursday, ignoring his Republican challenger to take aim at the Democrats.
Congressman Ted Deutch is starting to become more of a player on the national stage.
Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email.
"Russia, if you're listening I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press," Trump said during a news conference in Florida.
Shortly after his press conference event ended, Trump repeated his call on Twitter.
On Tuesday, the Liberty First Network released its grades on how Florida legislators voted in 2015 and 2016.
“The biggest disappointments over the last two sessions include the failure to pass pro-gun bills and repealing red light cameras,” noted Alex Snitker of the Liberty First Network. “The fight also continues to eliminate Common Core from our education system. The good news is that we are making headway in those battles.
Noting that there have been more drug-related deaths in Manatee County than in any other county in the Sunshine State, on Monday, Congressman Vern Buchanan urged the federal government to provide more assistance.
Buchanan sent a letter to HHS Sec. Sylvia Burwell and National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli asking for federal assistance under the new Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) which President Barack Obama signed into law last week.