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Florida Retailers Can Expect a Boost from Super Bowl Sunday

January 31, 2017 - 10:15am

While none of Florida’s three National Football League (NFL) came close to appearing in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, the average family in the Sunshine State is set to spend $75 per person to watch the big game. 

Gus Bilirakis Wants to Expand Generic Drug Production

January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
Gus Bilirakis and Kurt Schrader

A Florida congressman hopes to spur drug makers to create more generic drugs and spur competition in the marketplace. 

House Middle East Subcommittee Leaders Slam Trump's Executive Order

January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
Ted Deutch, Donald Trump and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the United States by refugees and emigrants from seven Muslim countries has drawn the fire of two members of the Florida delegation who lead a key congressional subcommittee. 

Ron DeSantis Keeps the Gavel on National Security Subcommittee

January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
Ron DeSantis

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is keeping the gavel on the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee. 

Charlie Crist Moves into Leadership for House Democrats on Seniors Issues

January 27, 2017 - 2:15pm
Charlie Crist

Congressional Democrats are turning to freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., for guidance on seniors issues. 

Ted Yoho Takes Over Asia and Pacific Subcommittee

January 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

While his unlikely bid to topple an incumbent speaker of the House came up short, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has won some major assignments this month as he starts his third term in Congress. 

Dennis Ross Reels in Committee Assignments

January 27, 2017 - 9:15am
Dennis Ross

Already part of the Republican leadership, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., expanded his portfolio in Congress this week. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Wants Answers on What Happened to Holocaust Hero Raoul Wallenberg

January 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Raoul Wallenberg

With this month marking the 72nd anniversary of the disappearance of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during World War Two, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., wants answers to what happened to him. 

Florida Delegation Continues to Shape House Middle East Subcommittee

January 26, 2017 - 9:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Brian Mast and Ted Deutch

Congressional representatives from the Sunshine State will continue to play a major role in determining American policy in the Middle East. 

Marco Rubio Announces Appropriations Assignments

January 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

Named to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this month as he began his second term, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced on Tuesday he will serve on five of its subcommittees. 



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