Noting the rising number of police officers being killed, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called on Thursday for the U.S. Senate to pass his “Thin Blue Line Act” which would make murdering a police officer, firefighter or first responder killed in federal jurisdiction an aggravating factor in federal death penalty decisions.
Gas prices continue to drop across Florida and the nation as the 37.5 million Americans who hit the highways for Independence Day enjoyed that holiday’s lowest gas prices in more than a decade.
President Donald Trump has a strong ally holding a key position in the House as U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has been supporting him from his perch as chairman of the House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee.
Think Florida has no connection to the Declaration of Independence? Actually Florida played a large role in the lives of four of the signers, three of whom celebrated the first Independence Day in Florida on July 4, 1781.
With a new Republican challenger having entered the race, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., has introduced a proposed balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as she tried to claim the political center.
U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., took the lead in rounding up more than 100 members of Congress to urge the Trump administration to stand against seismic testing in the Atlantic, insisting it’s the first step towards offshore drilling.
The two representatives from South Florida who lead a U.S. House subcommittee, guided through a host of bills this week focused on Middle Eastern affairs.
This week, Gov. Rick Scott has brought in two new department heads into his administration.
This week, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee rolled U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., proposal on overbooked flights into the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization.
While she is leaving Congress next year, South Florida Republican U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen shows no signs of slowing down on international issues.