Noting the recent surge of anti-Semitic activities across the nation, including more than 160 bomb threats to Jewish institutions in 37 states, on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced he was joining the Bipartisan Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism.
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark., who twice ran for the Republican presidential nomination, will be heading to Tallahassee to keynote a legislative prayer breakfast sponsored by the Florida Faith and Freedom Coalition and Concerned Women for America of Florida later this month.
From his perch as one of the co-chairs and founders of the Climate Solution Caucus, this week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., focused on the environment, urging his fellow Republicans to provide more solutions.
While most Republican members of the Florida delegation have stayed silent on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s, R-Wisc., effort to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health-care law, on Tuesday, two GOP members of the Sunshine State’s delegation came out against the proposal.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again taking on the higher education “cartel” as he brought back his proposal to reform accreditation on Monday. Currently only schools accredited by organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education are eligible for financial aid.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., is teaming up with U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, to bring back a proposal to crack down on animal cruelty.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is starting to round up the support of some of the state’s top Democrats as he continues his 2018 gubernatorial bid.
As part of the Defense Appropriations Act passed in the U.S. House last week, Congress is creating a Lupus Research Program under the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program run by the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Maryland. That’s a win for two Florida Republicans who co-chair the Congressional Lupus Caucus.
Now in his second term in Congress, South Florida Republican Carlos Curbelo continues to move up the ladder, even as he shows no hesitation on breaking with President Donald Trump and his policies.
U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., continued to show he will be a force on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee last week as his bill giving Congress more oversight of wasteful spending in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) passed the committee without opposition.