U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is calling on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to allow more companies to research how Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can be used for medicinal purposes.
This week, the U.S. Senate agreed to send another $3.8 billion to help deal with the opioid crisis and backed the “Opioid Crisis Response Act" which was introduced by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and cosponsored by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to take aim at ZTE, a telecommunications company run by the Chinese government.
Francis Rooney, Ted Cruz Team Up to Crack Down on China Stealing Technology Through American Higher Ed
Towards the end of last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla. paired up with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to bring out a bill “to stop foreign intelligence services from using college exchange programs to steal technology, recruit agents and spread propaganda."
Freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., got his proposal offering U.S. support for defending Israel over the finish line in the House as it was included in a bill from two members of the South Florida delegation.
The two South Florida representatives in charge of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee—chairwoman U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and ranking Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.---scored a win this week as the U.S. House passed their “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act” on Wednesday by voice vote.
Florida continues to see record tourism with a strong first half of 2018, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Wednesday morning.
This week, a Florida congresswoman came out swinging at President Donald Trump’s comments about terrorism and the death of a soldier from Florida in the line of duty.
With the session starting to wind down, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., bill to usher more veterans into the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is getting a final push on Capitol Hill.
Vern Buchanan, Alcee Hastings Switch Tactics on Bill Banning Slaughter of Cats and Dogs for Human Consumption
Two congressmen from Florida--Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep Alcee Hastings--have revised their proposal to ban the slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption.