The two Florida congressmen in charge of the Climate Solutions Caucus announced this week that its ranks continue to grow.
This week, two congressmen from South Florida renewed their fight to ensure lionfish do not take over Florida waters.
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., brought out the “Finding Innovative Lionfish Elimination Technologies (FILET) Act” with U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., as the primary co-sponsor. Last year, Curbelo and Hastings brought out the bill with the help of then U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson, R-Fla., who decided not to seek a full second term and retired from Congress.
This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced his first bill in Congress which would reduce the burden for students who obtain degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines.
In the early stages of the 2018 congressional elections, both major parties are looking at a few key races in Florida.
From his perch as vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., is looking to extend the time snowbirds from Canada can visit Florida and the rest of the United States.
Even as immigration remains in the headlines, the dean of the Florida congressional delegation launched a new caucus “to celebrate the growing number of new Americans serving in the United States Congress."
The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a forecast on Tuesday predicting Floridians will decrease their spending on Valentine’s Day which is next week.
While she’s no longer in charge of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla., continues to move up her party’s ranks in Congress.
From her new perch on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., announced her first subcommittee assignments under its umbrella.
Members of the Florida delegation from both parties are calling on Congress to allow local municipalities to purchase sand from foreign counties to help fight beach erosion.