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Rick Scott Calls for More Funds to Secure Jewish Day Schools Across Florida

October 16, 2017 - 11:45am
Rick Scott and Stephanie Murphy

At an event at Katz Hillel Day School in Boca Raton on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott announced that he would propose $1 million in funding to boost security for Jewish Day Schools across the Sunshine State. That’s up from last year when $654,000 was used for security at these schools. 

Florida Delegation Reacts to Trump Decertifying Nuclear Deal With Iran

October 16, 2017 - 10:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Donald Trump, and Ted Deutch

After President Donald Trump announced his new strategy with Iran, including decertifying the agreement made with that nation by the Obama administration, members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in to offer their takes. 

Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson Want HHS to Do More in Puerto Rico to Avert Health Crisis

October 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio, Eric Hargan and Bill Nelson

Florida’s two U.S. senators are pushing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to act quickly in Puerto Rico, ensuring that island does not experience a public health crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. 

Matt Gaetz, Ted Cruz Team Up to Take Aim at UNESCO's Efforts Against Israel

October 16, 2017 - 9:00am
Matt Gaetz and Ted Cruz

In the aftermath of the Trump administration announcing that the U.S. was cutting off its support for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) due to its “anti-Israel bias,” a Florida congressman has introduced a resolution condemning that international organization. 

Gas Prices Falling Across Florida in Aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

October 16, 2017 - 8:30am

Gas prices continue to drop in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, falling 25 cents per gallon over the past month and seven cents a gallon over the past week.

Carlos Curbelo Pushes for Reforming Bail in the House

October 16, 2017 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Ted Lieu

A South Florida Republican is teaming up with prominent figures from the left and the right to push for reforming bail. 

Stephanie Murphy, Steve Knight Team Up Again to Help Small Businesses

October 14, 2017 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Steve Knight

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., scored a win as the U.S. House passed a bill giving more federal funds to small businesses.  

Dan Webster's Proposal for Feds to Craft Cybersecurity Guidelines for Small Businesses Passes House

October 13, 2017 - 9:15am
Bill Nelson, Dan Webster and Lamar Smith

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Dan Webster’s, R-Fla., bill to help small businesses with cybersecurity.

Conservative John Ward Jumps Into Race to Replace Ron DeSantis

October 12, 2017 - 2:45pm
John Ward

With U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., expected to run for governor, businessman and Navy veteran John Ward jumped in the race to replace him. 

USDA Expects 21 Percent Drop in Florida Orange Production After Hurricane Irma

October 12, 2017 - 2:15pm

Florida orange production is expected to drop for the 2017-2018 season in the wake of Hurricane Irma and continued problems with citrus greening, according to new numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 



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