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Carlos Curbelo Brings Back Foreign Spill Protection Act

January 18, 2017 - 10:30am
Carlos Curbelo

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., has brought back his proposal to ensure that Americans aren’t left with the bill when foreign oil spills move into American waters.

Darren Soto Takes to the National Stage

January 18, 2017 - 8:30am
Darren Soto

Only two weeks into his first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is already starting to command a little of the national spotlight. 

Florida Republicans Named to Leading Spots on House Foreign Affairs

January 14, 2017 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Two Florida Republicans were named to top posts on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday. 

Frederica Wilson Named to Trasnportation and Infrastructure Committee

January 16, 2017 - 6:00am
Frederica Wilson

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., the top Democrat on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, turned to South Florida to bring on a new member. 

Florida Republicans Slam Obama Changing 'Wet-Foot/Dry-Foot' Policy for Cuban Refugees

January 13, 2017 - 10:45am
Marco Rubio, Barack Obama and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that he was ending the federal policy of allowing Cubans who arrive to the U.S. without visas to stay, drawing fire from Florida Republicans in Congress. The “wet-foot/dry-foot” policy has been used by refugees fleeing the Castro regime. 

Ted Yoho Brings Back WINGMAN Bill to Help Veterans Manage VA System

January 14, 2017 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought back his proposal to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog.

Tom Rooney, Ted Deutch Bring Back Veterans Fraud Protection Bill

January 13, 2017 - 8:30am
Tom Rooney and Ted Deutch

Two congressmen from Florida--Republican Tom Rooney and Democrat Ted Deutch--are bringing back a proposal to protect veterans against fraud that the U.S. House passed without opposition last year. 

Gus Bilirakis Stays as Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs Committee

Philip Levine Opens the Door for 2018 Gubernatorial Bid

January 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Philip Levine

Kicking open the door to running for governor in 2018, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine announced on Thursday that this would be his last term in his current post and he was interested in solving problems across the state. 

Ron DeSantis Leads Effort Urging Trump Move American Embassy to Jerusalem

January 12, 2017 - 10:15am
Ron DeSantis

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSanits, R-Fla., rounded up more than 100 fellow members of Congress to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 



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