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Stephanie Murphy: Changing How Feds Fund English-Language Programs Will Help Florida

August 8, 2017 - 8:45am
Stephanie Murphy

Insisting it will help Florida and its growing Puerto Rican population, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., rounded up several members of the Florida delegation to support her proposal to change how the federal government funds English language learning programs. 

Bill to Cut Off Funds to Palestinian Authority Over Supporting Terrorists Builds Steam

August 7, 2017 - 9:15am
Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham and Vern Buchanan

A bill cutting off American funding to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to financially support terrorists and their families backed by several members of the Florida delegation is building momentum on Capitol Hill. 

Gas Prices Holding Steady in Florida Even as They Rise Across the Nation

August 7, 2017 - 8:30am

Gas prices in Florida held steady last week even as prices across the nation increased, a new study from AAA finds. 

Al Lawson Pushes Major Student Loan Reform on Capitol Hill

August 7, 2017 - 6:00am

A freshman Democrat from the Sunshine State has offered a proposal for student loan reform, insisting higher education debts are keeping people from obtaining the American Dream. 

Stephanie Murphy, Kevin Yoder Push Tax Reform on Child, Dependent Care Credits

August 4, 2017 - 10:15am
Stephanie Murphy and Kevin Yoder

With Congress expected to tackle tax reform when it returns to Washington after Labor Day, a freshman Democrat from the Sunshine State called for improving tax benefits for child care.

Dan Webster Wants Congress to Work With Trump on Reducing Regulations on Agriculture

August 5, 2017 - 6:00am
Dan Webster and Donald Trump

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., helped lead the charge on Capitol Hill to reform how the federal government regulates agriculture and ranching. 

Marco Rubio's, Mike Lee's Child Credit Expansion on the Table as Tax Reform Looms

August 3, 2017 - 8:30am

After failing to repeal former President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law, President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are turning to other issues, including tax reform with a former primary rival pushing his. 

National Democrats Continue to Showcase Val Demings

August 2, 2017 - 6:00am
Val Demings

Democrats at the national level continue to showcase a freshman congresswoman from the Sunshine State. 

Vern Buchanan Continues Fight to Stop Congressional Pay Raises Until There's Balanced Budget

July 31, 2017 - 12:15am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., continues to call for stopping congressional pay raises until the federal government has a balanced budget, as he testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee last week.

Gas Prices Rise in Florida But Still Below National Average

July 31, 2017 - 8:30am

As July comes to end, gas prices continue to climb in Florida but they remain slightly below the national average. 


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