In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--are calling for creating a new federal committee to tackle how to “better prepare and care for our nation’s seniors during a disaster.”
On Monday, the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) increasing the size of the Defense Department’s budget to almost $700 billion.
The brother of one of a former Florida congressman is looking to make a political impact of his own.
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Florida is facing the highest gas prices it has seen in three years, a new study from AAA finds.
Businessman, former CIA officer and Army veteran Todd Wilcox, who ran for the U.S. Senate in Florida, won’t be running for office in 2018 but that doesn’t mean he’s headed for the political sidelines.
This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., was named to a leadership role for Democrats in the U.S. House.
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on the Trump administration to remove all Cuban diplomats from the U.S. and consider closing the American embassy in Havana after American diplomats suffered acoustic attacks in that Caribbean nation.
Brian Fitzpatrick's, Stephanie Murphy's Bill to Help Train First Responders on Terrorist Attacks Clears House
On Thursday, the U.S. House passed a bill backed by a Central Florida Democrat to fund workshops for federal, state and local first responders training them to respond to terrorist attacks.
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., got one of his top priorities across the finish line in the U.S. House on Thursday as his proposal sending $8 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to fight red tide was passed as part of an appropriations measure which now heads to the U.S Senate.
This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee and the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, continued his efforts to support Taiwan and ensure the U.S. maintains a strong relationship with that nation.