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Marco Rubio Joins Conservatives to Reform Social Security Disability Benefits

March 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio and Mike Lee

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined with two Senate conservatives on Wednesday to back a proposal reforming Social Security disability benefits. 

Marco Rubio Wants Firm Policy in China, Middle East, Latin America

March 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

This week, from his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on international issues this week, touching on China, the Middle East and Latin America. 

Vern Buchanan Joins Congressional Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism

March 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Vern Buchanan

Noting the recent surge of anti-Semitic activities across the nation, including more than 160 bomb threats to Jewish institutions in 37 states, on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced he was joining the Bipartisan Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism.

Mike Huckabee Headed to Tallahassee for Legislative Prayer Breakfast

March 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
Mike Huckabee

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark., who twice ran for the Republican presidential nomination, will be heading to Tallahassee to keynote a legislative prayer breakfast sponsored by the Florida Faith and Freedom Coalition and Concerned Women for America of Florida later this month. 

Carlos Curbelo Pushes Republicans for Solutions on Climate Change

March 15, 2017 - 11:30am
Carlos Curbelo

From his perch as one of the co-chairs and founders of the Climate Solution Caucus, this week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., focused on the environment, urging his fellow Republicans to provide more solutions. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Yoho Oppose Paul Ryan's AHCA

March 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Paul Ryan and Ted Yoho

While most Republican members of the Florida delegation have stayed silent on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s, R-Wisc., effort to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health-care law, on Tuesday, two GOP members of the Sunshine State’s delegation came out against the proposal. 

Marco Rubio Renews Effort to Reform Higher Ed Accreditation

March 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again taking on the higher education “cartel” as he brought back his proposal to reform accreditation on Monday. Currently only schools accredited by organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education are eligible for financial aid. 

Ted Deutch, Lamar Smith Want Feds to Crack Down on Animal Cruelty

March 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
Ted Deutch and Lamar Smith

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., is teaming up with U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, to bring back a proposal to crack down on animal cruelty.

Andrew Gillum Starts Reeling in Top Democrats

March 13, 2017 - 11:30am

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is starting to round up the support of some of the state’s top Democrats as he continues his 2018 gubernatorial bid. 

Tom Rooney, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Help Get Federal Funds to Battle Lupus

March 13, 2017 - 9:00am

As part of the Defense Appropriations Act passed in the U.S. House last week, Congress is creating a Lupus Research Program under the  Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program run by the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Maryland. That’s a win for two Florida Republicans who co-chair the Congressional Lupus Caucus. 

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