In the opening week of the 115th Congress, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought out a proposal to make sure members of Congress convicted of felonies while in office are denied their pensions.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought back his proposal to help get Puerto Rico’s economy back in the right direction.
With the new 115th Congress commencing this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., focused on veterans issues.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., took to the House floor on Thursday to propose a new amendment to the U.S. Constitution on campaign finance reform.
A Florida congressman launched a bill this week to pull the plug on congressional pensions.
Even with Republicans controlling both wings of Capitol Hill and President-elect Donald Trump ready to move into the White House, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., had a busy first week in his latest term. Hastings was first elected to Congress in 1992.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to focus on Israel in his first days of his second term in the Senate as he teamed up with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., on Wednesday.
Now starting his second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., was named to the powerful U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Committee is one of the most important bodies in the House, overseeing tax policy.
U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., who has garnered buzz as a potential challenger to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in 2018, started his fifth term in the U.S. House this week taking aim at outgoing President Barack Obama.
With the 115th Congress convening on Tuesday, two Florida Republicans spent the first day of the new session focusing on Israel.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with former presidential primary rival U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., to bring out the “Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act" which would move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. President-elect Donald Trump has expressed his support for moving the embassy to Jerusalem.