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Matt Caldwell Hits the Road to Hold Work Days for Agriculture Bid

June 15, 2017 - 12:15am
Matt Caldwell

Facing a growing Republican primary field,  state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, is hitting the road as he continues his bid to be Florida agriculture commissioner in 2018 when current incumbent Adam Putnam faces term limits.

John Rutherford Named to House Judiciary Committee

June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
John Rutherford

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. 

Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist Get Active in Special Congressional Election in Georgia

June 13, 2017 - 8:15am
Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist

Two old political rivals from Florida are trying to help out in a special congressional election held in the Atlanta suburbs which has gotten national attention. 

AFP Takes Aim at Bill Nelson on Tax Reform

June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson

Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Florida chapter is looking to turn up the heat on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., on taxes. First elected to the Senate in 2000, Nelson is up for a fourth term next year. 

Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy Lead the Charge Against Cutting Funds to Holocaust Museum

June 12, 2017 - 10:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Stephanie Murphy

Two members of the Florida delegation are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to stop proposed cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Matt Gaetz Reels in Funds for Northwest Florida Airports

June 12, 2017 - 9:15am
Matt Gaetz

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., announced that airports in the Panhandle will receive $2.6 million from the federal government to improve their facilities. 

Neal Dunn Pushes for More Federal Contracts for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans

June 10, 2017 - 10:00am

From his perch on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee this week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., brought out the “Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act” which, he says, will give more federal contracts to small businesses owned by veterans. 

Dennis Ross Brings Back Disaster Savings Account Act

June 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Dennis Ross

This week, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., part of the congressional leadership as senior deputy majority whip, brought back his proposal to amend the federal tax code to create tax-preferred savings accounts to help Americans prepare for natural disasters.

Florida Delegation Weighs in as Puerto Rico Readies for Vote on Statehood, Independence

June 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Stephanie Murphy, Carlos Curbelo and Darren Soto

With Puerto Rico holding a plebiscite on Sunday on its status, members of the Florida congressional delegation are weighing in on the matter with one Democrat from the Sunshine State continuing to push for statehood.

Marco Rubio Wants State Department to Do More to Battle Anti-Semitism

June 8, 2017 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio and Kirsten Gillibrand

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, to offer a proposal ensuring the State Department does more to battle anti-Semitism. 

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