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Lois Frankel: Congress Needs to Investigate Sexual Misconduct Charges Against Trump

December 12, 2017 - 8:45am
Lois Frankel and Donald Trump
As charges of sexual misconduct continue to impact Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is calling for the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to investigate accusations made against President Donald Trump. 
 

Vern Buchanan Backs Mike Coffman's Veterans Overmedication Prevention Act

December 11, 2017 - 12:45pm
Vern Buchanan and Mike Coffman

With 20 veterans killing themselves each day, a Florida congressman has thrown his support to a bill studying the link between painkillers and veteran suicides. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Poe Want More Sanctions on Iran for its Role in Yemen

December 11, 2017 - 9:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Poe
From her perch as chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is proposing additional sanctions on Iran for its support of the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
 
Ros-Lehtinen, the former chairwoman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, the chairman of the U.S. House Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee, to bring out the “Houthis and Iran Sanctions Accountability Act” on Friday. 
 

As Holidays Draw Near, Gas Prices Continue to Drop in Florida

December 11, 2017 - 9:15am
With the holidays approaching, gas prices across the Sunshine State continue to drop. 
 
AAA released a study on Monday which showed gas prices stood, on average, at $2.41 per gallon on Sunday in Florida, a drop of three cents from the previous week. While prices have dropped, on average, 12 cents a gallon in Florida over the past month, they remain 19 cents higher than where they were this time last year. 
 
Florida is below the national average which stood at $2.47 per gallon on Sunday after dropping a penny over the past week. 

Francis Rooney: Religious Freedom Should Play a Major Role in the War Against Terrorism

December 11, 2017 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney

Drawing on his background as a former ambassador to the Holy See, last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., looked to make the case that religious freedom plays a major role in the war on terror. 

Debbie Dingell, Dan Webster Pair Up on Worst-Case Scenario Hospital Preparedness Act

December 9, 2017 - 6:00am
Debbie Dingell and Dan Webster

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., to unveil a proposal to ensure hospitals and long-term care facilities are better prepared for hurricanes and other disasters. 

House Passes Ron DeSantis' Resolution Urging Tougher Actions on the Maduro Regime

December 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Mario Diaz-Balart, Ron DeSantis and Carlos Curbelo

This week, the U.S. House passed a resolution from U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the chairman of the House National Security Subcommittee, expressing concern over the situation in Venezuela and urging the Trump administration to levy additional sanctions on members of the Maduro regime. 

Florida Delegation Backs Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

December 7, 2017 - 8:45am
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis

Members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle applauded President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. 

With Support of Florida Delegation, House Passes Taylor Force Act Targeting Palestinian Terrorism

December 6, 2017 - 10:00am
Ted Deutch and Mario Diaz-Balart

With strong support from the Florida delegation, on Tuesday, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Rep. Doug Lamborn’s, R-Col., “Taylor Force Act” cutting off American funding to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to financially support terrorists and their families.

Marco Rubio's, Tammy Baldwin's Bill to Help Holocaust Survivors Gaining Traction in the Senate

December 6, 2017 - 8:00am
Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin

A proposal from U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., to ensure property seized by Nazi Germany and its allies during the Holocaust will be restored to families is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill. 

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