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Carlos Curbelo, Grace Napolitano Want to Help Mental Health Research With Special Postage Stamp

June 28, 2017 - 9:15am
Carlos Curbelo and Grace Napolitano

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif., on Tuesday to unveil a proposal creating a special postage stamp to help mental health research. 

Vern Buchanan Urges Rex Tillerson Keep Office to Combat Anti-Semitism

June 27, 2017 - 1:30pm

With the State Department set to end the  post of special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism at the start of July, a Florida Republican is urging U.S. Sec. of State Rex Tillerson to keep the position.  

Independence Day Should Give Grocers, Other Retailers a Boost

June 27, 2017 - 10:30am

With Americans honoring Independence Day next week, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) expects grocers and other retailers to enjoy a surge of shoppers. 

Marco Rubio, Joni Ernst Want States to Have More Control of Federal Poverty Programs

June 26, 2017 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio and Joni Ernst

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has teamed up with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, to offer a proposal giving the states more control over federal programs to tackle poverty.

Summer Kicks Off With Lower Gas Prices in Florida

June 26, 2017 - 7:30am

Florida is starting the summer with gas prices continuing to drop across the state, a new AAA study finds. 

GOP Legislators Start Taking Sides in Attorney General Primary

June 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Jay Fant and Ashley Moody

Republican office holders across Florida are starting to take sides in the primary to replace state Attorney General Pam Bondi who faces term limits next year. 

Gus Bilirakis Pushes VA to Explore Alternative Treatments

June 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Gus Bilirakis

From his perch as vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., continued his campaign to ensure the VA gives veterans more options to use alternative treatments. 

Florida Congressmen: Stop the Global Dog Meat, Cat Meat Trade

June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

On Thursday, two members of the Florida congressional delegation teamed up to offer a proposal calling for an end to global dog meat and cat meat trade. 

Rutherford Scores Another Win as DHS Reform Bill Passes House Unopposed

June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, scored another win in his efforts to reform the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) this week as the U.S. House passed a reform measure from him without opposition. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Forms New Caucus Even as She Readies to Leave Congress

June 21, 2017 - 8:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

While she might be leaving Washington, D.C. soon, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the dean of the Florida delegation, is helping launch a new caucus in her final term on Capitol Hill. 


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