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Marco Rubio Teams With Indiana Republicans on Higher Education Financing Proposal

February 3, 2017 - 9:00am
Todd Young, Marco Rubio and Mitch Daniels

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has teamed with two Indiana Republicans--former Gov. Mitch Daniels and U.S. Sen. Todd Young--to unveil a proposal to reform higher education financing. 

Ron DeSantis Wants to Drain the Swamp By Cracking Down on Lobbyists

February 2, 2017 - 1:30pm
Ron DeSantis

Taking a page from President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is hoping to “drain the swamp” by changing lobbying regulations. 

Val Demings Getting Attention from National Democrats

February 6, 2017 - 6:00am
Val Demings

There are five new Democrats representing Florida in the U.S. House and one of them is starting to garner more attention than the others. 

Bill Nelson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Bring Back Bill to Help Holocaust Survivors

February 1, 2017 - 1:45pm

Two members of the Florida delegation--Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen--have brought back a bill to help Holocaust survivors and their heirs with insurance claims. 

Denise Grimsley Runs for Agriculture Commissioner in 2018

February 1, 2017 - 10:45am

On Wednesday, state Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Lake Placid, filed to run for Florida Agriculture commissioner as she hopes to replace fellow Republican Adam Putnam who faces term limits in 2018. 

Marco Rubio Remains in Charge of Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee

February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio

Starting his second term in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is keeping the gavel as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women’s Issues.  

Tom Rooney, Alcee Hastings Want to Bring the NFL's 'Rooney Rule' Nationwide

February 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Tom Rooney and Alcee Hastings

U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., who is closely related to the family which owns the National Football League’s (NFL) Pittsburgh Steelers, wants to take the “Rooney Rule” nationwide. 

Florida Retailers Can Expect a Boost from Super Bowl Sunday

January 31, 2017 - 10:15am

While none of Florida’s three National Football League (NFL) came close to appearing in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, the average family in the Sunshine State is set to spend $75 per person to watch the big game. 

Gus Bilirakis Wants to Expand Generic Drug Production

January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
Gus Bilirakis and Kurt Schrader

A Florida congressman hopes to spur drug makers to create more generic drugs and spur competition in the marketplace. 

House Middle East Subcommittee Leaders Slam Trump's Executive Order

January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
Ted Deutch, Donald Trump and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the United States by refugees and emigrants from seven Muslim countries has drawn the fire of two members of the Florida delegation who lead a key congressional subcommittee. 



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