Congressman John Rutherford scored a big win for the First Coast last week when he was named to the House Appropriations Committee.
The Democrat establishment is increasingly throwing its support behind state Rep. Sean Shaw’s, D-Tampa, bid to be Florida’s next attorney general.
From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is going to play a major role as Congress mulls over the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill which funds the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Backs John Rutherford's, Neal Dunn's Proposal to Help VA Recruit, Retain Doctors
From their perches on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, two Florida Republican congressmen saw their proposal to help recruit and retain doctors in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) bear fruit.
A major reform of how the federal government manages international development finances from U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., is gaining traction in Congress.
The two South Florida representatives in charge of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee—chairwoman U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and ranking Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.---scored a win this week as the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee backed their “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act” without opposition.
On Tuesday, the U.S. House passed without opposition a proposal from U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., boosting small businesses in underrepresented states by giving them more access to capital and loans.
With 27 congressional seats at stake across Florida in November, the two major parties are starting to show their hands as they get ready for the fall campaign.
Recent presidents who have not won second full terms have struggled winning the New Hampshire primary despite the benefits of being incumbents--but Donald Trump is in excellent shape in the Granite State, a poll released last week finds.