U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was named chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) on Wednesday.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation applauded the Trump administration for sanctioning Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking.
On Monday, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho’s, R-Fla., proposal to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog on a voice vote.
Drawing on her background in national security, including working in the Defense Department for the George W. Bush administration, freshman U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., expanded her portfolio on defense issues at the end of last week.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., named a South Florida congresswomen to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.
While state CFO Jeff Atwater came up short in his bid to be president of Florida Atlantic University (FAU), he will be bowing out of political life to join that school as vice president of strategic initiatives and CFO after the upcoming legislative session.
The two Florida congressmen in charge of the Climate Solutions Caucus announced this week that its ranks continue to grow.
This week, two congressmen from South Florida renewed their fight to ensure lionfish do not take over Florida waters.
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., brought out the “Finding Innovative Lionfish Elimination Technologies (FILET) Act” with U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., as the primary co-sponsor. Last year, Curbelo and Hastings brought out the bill with the help of then U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., who decided not to seek a full second term and retired from Congress.
This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced his first bill in Congress which would reduce the burden for students who obtain degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines.
In the early stages of the 2018 congressional elections, both major parties are looking at a few key races in Florida.