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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Deutch Bring Back Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism

February 28, 2017 - 8:15am
Ted Deutch and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Two South Florida congressional representatives are helping bring back the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism in the U.S. House.

Marco Rubio, Tammy Baldwin Renew the Fight for Holocaust Survivors

February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm
Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again teaming up with 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. 

John Delaney Can Be a Wild Card in Jacksonville, Florida Politics

February 28, 2017 - 6:00am
John Delaney

John Delaney has opened the door to a political comeback even as Jacksonville politics continue to remain in flux. 

Stephanie Murphy Leads Congressional Push for Feds to Investigate Threats to Jewish Centers

February 27, 2017 - 6:00am
Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Stephanie Murphy and Lois Frankel

More than 150 members of Congress signed onto a letter from a Florida congresswoman urging the U.S. Justice and Homeland Security Departments and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigate bomb threats to more than 50 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) in 26 states. 

Vern Buchanan Continues the Fight Against Synthetic Drugs

February 25, 2017 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., doubled down on his efforts cracking down on synthetic drugs by championing U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi’s, R-Ohio, “Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention” (STOP) Act.

Tiberi’s proposal increases screening at U.S. Postal Service facilities on packages arriving from oversees in order to reduce shipments of fentanyl, carfentanil and other synthetic drugs. Those drugs are considered far more powerful than heroin and have increasingly been shipped from China in recent years. 

NRSC Slams Bill Nelson for Similarity to Elizabeth Warren in Early 2018 Ad

February 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Bill Nelson and Elizabeth Warren

The National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) launched an early shot at U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., noting how often he votes alongside U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.

Carlos Curbelo: Tax Reform Helps Small Businesses

February 22, 2017 - 8:30am

From his new seat on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla,, is making the case that tax reform helps small businesses. 

Francis Rooney Ready for the National Stage at CPAC

February 21, 2017 - 8:15am
Francis Rooney

While he has only been in Congress for less than two months, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., has already generated some buzz as a possible candidate for statewide office and that noise will only increase as he is set to play a big role at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) later this week. 

Stephanie Murphy Chosen to Lead Democrats on Contracting and Workforce Subcommittee

February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Stephanie Murphy

Despite taking a seat in Congress for the first time last month, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will be leading Democrats on a U.S. House subcommittee. 

Marco Rubio Pushes HSA, FSA Reform on Capitol Hill

February 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Orrin Hatch, Marco Rubio and Erik Paulsen

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to bring out a proposal expanding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).



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