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Francis Rooney Brings Out the Drug Price Transparency Act to Help Seniors

September 28, 2018 - 11:30am
Francis Rooney and Peter Welch

This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled the “Drug Price Transparency Act” which, he insists, will lower drug prices for seniors.

USCGC Tampa Honored on 100th Anniversary of its Sinking in World War One

September 28, 2018 - 11:15am

With this week marking the centennial of a German U-Boat sinking the the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa during World War One, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., honored the memory of the 111 Coast Guardsmen, four Navy sailors and 16 passengers including 11 members of the British Navy. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act Gains Traction on Capitol Hill

September 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

This week, retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., one of the leading Republicans on Capitol Hill on foreign policy, scored a win as the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed her “Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act” (NICA) without opposition. 

Andrew Gillum Holds Solid Lead Over Ron DeSantis in New Q-Poll

September 26, 2018 - 12:15pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has a solid lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

Darren Soto's Proposal Giving CDC More Funds, Authority Against Mosquitoes Passes House

September 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Darren Soto

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels. 

Florida Delegation Weighs in on Cuba as Miguel Diaz-Canel Visits UN

September 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Kathy Castor

With Cuban officials in New York this week at United Nations meetings, members of the Florida congressional delegation offered their thoughts on how the U.S. should handle the communist regime leading that nation.

Bill Nelson Out Front of Rick Scott in Latest Q-Poll

September 25, 2018 - 1:30pm
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

While most recent polls have shown a very close race, a new survey from Quinnipiac University finds U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., with a solid lead over Republican challenger Gov. Rick Scott. 

Florida Senators, Ted Deutch Urge Trump to Push Iran Over Missing American

September 25, 2018 - 12:45pm
Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio and Ted Deutch

On Tuesday, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Bill Nelson--and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., urged President Donald Trump to push Iran to release Robert Levinson, a Florida resident who has been missing in that Middle Eastern nation for a decade. 

Stephanie Murphy: Army Sending $1 Million to UCF to Help Veterans, Active Duty Personnel Suffering from PTSD

September 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Stephanie Murphy

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that the Army was sending $1 million to the University of Central Florida (UCF) to help active duty personnel and veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Florida Polytechnic University Hopes to be a Leader With Self Driving Cars

September 24, 2018 - 6:00am

Florida Polytechnic University is taking a major role in the creation and development of self driving cars. 



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