On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., took to the Senate floor to warn his fellow senators that he would do all he could to oppose a proposal from U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., to end the no-drilling zone extending at least 125 miles off of the Florida coast into the Gulf of Mexico. Nelson said the following in his remarks:
It is Time to Free Professionals and Technology to Provide Better and More Affordable Health-Care for Floridians
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There was a lot to be learned in Iowa last night. The top Republican finishers showed a clear distinction between the old guard versus new blood. The old way of doing business doesn’t cut it, and the American people agree.
A bedrock principle of our Constitution is that those charged with a crime are guaranteed a trial by jury. This prudent provision restrains government power and guards against dangerous abuses of it.
This winter has brought extraordinary amounts of rainfall to South Florida. In response, the South Florida Water Management District has taken extraordinary actions to fulfill its mission of providing flood protection for residents and businesses within the 16 counties the agency serves.
There is more confusion about Social Security today than ever before. We hear contradictory claims from individuals, organizations and government, and nobody knows who to believe.
What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, right?
With more than 100,000 inmates behind bars, Florida’s correctional population is among the largest in the United States.
With the Islamic State (ISIS) confirming the death in November of their operative Mohammed Emwazi, the English born terrorist labeled “Jihadi John,” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee and a Republican presidential candidate, weighed in on Tuesday. Rubio noted Emwazi had taken part in the murder of Steven Sotloff, a journalist who was born in and based out of Miami.
Tsai Ing-wen was elected last week to be Taiwan’s next president. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, congratulated her on Saturday and pointed to Taiwan as a fledgling democracy with much potential :