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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Continues to Rise in Congress After DNC Flop

February 7, 2017 - 8:00am
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

While she’s no longer in charge of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla., continues to move up her party’s ranks in Congress. 

Frederica Wilson Announces New Transportation, Education Subcommittee Assignments

February 6, 2017 - 11:45am
Frederica Wilson

From her new perch on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., announced her first subcommittee assignments under its umbrella. 

Florida Delegation Wants to Bring in Foreign Sand to Renourish Beaches

February 6, 2017 - 8:45am
Marco Rubio and Lois Frankel

Members of the Florida delegation from both parties are calling on Congress to allow local municipalities to purchase sand from foreign counties to help fight beach erosion. 

Marco Rubio Teams With Indiana Republicans on Higher Education Financing Proposal

February 3, 2017 - 9:00am
Todd Young, Marco Rubio and Mitch Daniels

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has teamed with two Indiana Republicans--former Gov. Mitch Daniels and U.S. Sen. Todd Young--to unveil a proposal to reform higher education financing. 

Ron DeSantis Wants to Drain the Swamp By Cracking Down on Lobbyists

February 2, 2017 - 1:30pm
Ron DeSantis

Taking a page from President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is hoping to “drain the swamp” by changing lobbying regulations. 

Val Demings Getting Attention from National Democrats

February 6, 2017 - 6:00am
Val Demings

There are five new Democrats representing Florida in the U.S. House and one of them is starting to garner more attention than the others. 

Bill Nelson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Bring Back Bill to Help Holocaust Survivors

February 1, 2017 - 1:45pm

Two members of the Florida delegation--Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen--have brought back a bill to help Holocaust survivors and their heirs with insurance claims. 

Denise Grimsley Runs for Agriculture Commissioner in 2018

February 1, 2017 - 10:45am

On Wednesday, state Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Lake Placid, filed to run for Florida Agriculture commissioner as she hopes to replace fellow Republican Adam Putnam who faces term limits in 2018. 

Marco Rubio Remains in Charge of Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee

February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio

Starting his second term in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is keeping the gavel as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women’s Issues.  

Tom Rooney, Alcee Hastings Want to Bring the NFL's 'Rooney Rule' Nationwide

February 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Tom Rooney and Alcee Hastings

U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., who is closely related to the family which owns the National Football League’s (NFL) Pittsburgh Steelers, wants to take the “Rooney Rule” nationwide. 



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