With the Trump administration pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership when it took office in January, a Florida Republican is looking for closer trade relations with one of the Asian nations that had been part of it.
Businessman Scott Fuhrman announced on Monday that he will seek a rematch with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., in 2018.
This week, two congresswomen from South Florida pressed the State Department for answers as to why the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) agreed to give Cubaexport, a company owned by the communist regime in Cuba, a license for the Havana Club trademark. The OFAC made that decision last year.
Members of the Florida delegation from both sides of the aisle are behind a proposal to stop congressional pay if budget bills are not passed on time.
The Climate Solutions Caucus, which was founded by two South Florida congressmen, continued to expand this week with ten new members.
With Florida voters backing medical marijuana at the polls back in November, a South Florida Republican wants to make sure marijuana businesses are taxed fairly.
This week, from his perch as vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., focused on veterans issues this week.
On Thursday, GOPAC announced its latest “Class of Emerging Leaders" and included a member of the Florida House in it.
This week, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., one of the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan, shared his thoughts on that region to U.S. Sec. of State Rex Tillerson, urging the Trump administration to “implement a strong, effective strategy that reflects American values and promotes peace and stability throughout this volatile region, where man-made conflict has resulted in famine and the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.”
A South Florida Republican congresswoman is urging the federal government, the states and local governments to “modernize laws and policies to eliminate discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS.”