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Derrick Henry, the 2015 Heisman Trophy Winner From Yulee, Honored in Congressional Record

December 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
Derrick Henry

U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, formally recognized 2015 Heisman Trophy Winner Derrick Henry, of Yulee, Florida, with the following statement in the official Congressional Record. The following is the full text of Crenshaw statement:

How The New Education Reform Helps Our Community

December 17, 2015 - 2:30pm

When I was elected to represent our community in Congress I pledged to work and fight for solutions that will better our education system by empowering parents and teachers while equipping students with an education that will prepare them for success. Congress, along with the president, have united to make this pledge a reality.

One Year Later, President Obama’s Appeasement Policy Shows Results: Increased Repression of the Cuban People by the Castros

December 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Like his approach to dictators in other corners of the globe, President Obama’s policy toward Cuba has been one of coddling the oppressors while sidelining the oppressed pro-democracy and human rights activists struggling for change.

Top 5 Reasons Non-Compete Agreements are Enforceable in Florida

December 16, 2015 - 1:30pm

Did you know that although Florida Courts regularly enforce non-compete agreements, many employees still believe such agreements are not enforceable?  The Washington Post recently reported that 1 in 4 workers have signed such agreements in their lifetime, and 12.3 percent are bound by one right now. Employers, here is what you need to know when considering a non-compete clause.

Who Has Constitutional Rights? Trump Raises the Question

December 15, 2015 - 1:00pm

Donald Trump’s suggestion to exclude Muslims from the U.S. has been called unconstitutional as well as offensive to many.

When the Truth Doesn't Fit the Narrative

December 14, 2015 - 2:00pm

Recently, a minor change to the business agenda of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board’s monthly meeting streamlined protocols for public comment. Previously, public comment was heard on each and every agenda item. Public comment continues to be welcomed on all voting items before the board. Comment on general topics and non-voting issues is now heard separately, with the same three-minute time limit that applies to all speakers.
 

Why Can’t the Public Know the Truth About Social Security?

December 14, 2015 - 11:15am

During the past three decades, the American people have been kept in the dark about the true status of the Social Security program.  

On International Human Rights Day, U.S. Needs a Foreign Policy That Lends a Voice to Voiceless

December 10, 2015 - 4:15pm

Today we commemorate International Human Rights Day. It’s an occasion to be thankful for our God-given rights but also to remember that there are millions of people around the world who are denied their most basic human rights every day. 

Honoring the 13th Amendment on its 150th Anniversary

December 10, 2015 - 10:00am

One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a bloody Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln led a courageous Congress to ratify the 13th Amendment and abolish slavery in America.  Today, Congress commemorated this significant moment in our nation’s history with a moving ceremony in Emancipation Hall.

Alimony Reform and 50/50 Child Time-Sharing – A Horrible Idea

December 9, 2015 - 2:15pm

 What does alimony have to do with “The Baby Mama Syndrome”?  Next to nothing.  

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