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Ted Yoho's Foreign Aid Reform Bill Clears the House

July 18, 2018 - 9:15am
Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, scored a win on Tuesday night as the House passed his proposal reforming how the federal government manages international development finances.

Florida Delegation: Give Canadians More Time to Visit the U.S.

July 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Deutch, Bill Nelson and Ted Yoho

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill continue to champion proposals to allow some Canadian citizens more time to vacation in the United States. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Get Bill Helping Israel's Security Through Foreign Relations Committee

July 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Chris Coons

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., managed to get their  “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act”  proposal ensuring the U.S. and Israel remain close allies with $3.3 billion for that nation’s security through the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 

Al Lawson, Alvin Brown Stress Opposition to Brett Kavanaugh in North Florida Congressional Primary

July 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Al Lawson, Brett Kavanaugh and Alvin Brown

In one of the most closely watched congressional primaries in Florida, two Democrats are trying to rally supporters by stressing their opposition to President Donald Trump nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Ron DeSantis Urges Trump to Indict Raul Castro for Murder

July 12, 2018 - 9:45am
Ron DeSantis and Raul Castro

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., called on President Donald Trump to have the U.S. Department of Justice examine Cuban communist Raúl Castro for his role in shooting down an airplane in 1996 which had three U.S. citizens and a permanent resident. 

Florida Delegation Backs Sanctions on the Ortega Regime in Nicaragua

July 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Marco Rubio

Last week, members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill called for tougher sanctions against the Ortega regime in Nicaragua and were happy when the White House complied. 

Marco Rubio Gets Ready to Launch Paid Family Leave Legislation

July 7, 2018 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again focused on tax reform, showcasing his efforts to expand the Child Tax Credit and turning his attention to paid family leave.

Reform Party Candidate Makes a Play for Libertarians in Florida Governor's Race

July 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Darcy Richardson

With no Libertarian in the race, historian Darcy Richardson, the Reform Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Florida, is making a play for that minor party’s voters. 

Vern Buchanan Continues the Fight Against Red Tide

July 5, 2018 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., continued his efforts to showcase how the federal government continues to fight against red tide which continues to impact beaches in the Sunshine State. 

George LeMieux Offers an Interesting Look at the People Who Shaped Florida's History

July 4, 2018 - 6:00am
George LeMieux

James Monroe, the Founding Father who had the most impact on Florida, died on July 4, 1831, the 55th anniversary of the country he spent decades service as a young officer in George Washington’s army until his two terms as our fifth president. A strange coincidence but one that was overshadowed by the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence they played a large role in creating. 



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