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Gus Bilirakis', Kathy Castor's Effort Cracking Down on Medicare Fraud Gains Steam on Capitol Hill

September 13, 2017 - 5:30pm
Gus Bilirakis and Kathy Castor

A bill from two members of the Florida delegation in Congress toughening the penalties for committing Medicare fraud is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. 

South Florida Delegation Fights to Keep NOAA Facility in Virginia Key

September 13, 2017 - 9:00am
Ted Deutch

Members of the Florida delegation led by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch successfully ensured that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Fisheries headquarters will remain in the Sunshine State. 

Florida Delegation Wants to Name Post Office After Jacksonville Civil Rights Leader

September 9, 2017 - 6:00am
Rutledge Pearson

Most of the Florida congressional delegation has lined up behind U.S. Rep. Al Lawson’s, D-Fla., proposal to name a U.S. Post Office after a prominent civil rights leader. 

Marco Rubio Focuses on Foreign Affairs with SFOPS Appropriations Bill, Iran Deal

September 11, 2017 - 6:15pm

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  has been focusing on international issues in recent days. 

Gus Bilirakis Helps Self-Driving Car Proposal Speed Through the House

September 7, 2017 - 8:30am
Gus Bilirakis and Bob Latta

With the help of a Florida congressman, on Wednesday, the U.S. House backed a proposal allowing car companies to test 100,000 self-driving cars on public roads.

Central Florida Democrats Want DHS to Support Counterterroism Efforts in Orlando

September 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Stephanie Murphy, Val Demings and Darren Soto

With Congress back in session to tackle a spending bill, three freshmen Central Florida Democrats in the Florida delegation are looking to ensure Orlando will be getting funds for counterterrorism operations. 

Florida Delegation Reacts to North Korea's Latest Missile Test

September 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Stephanie Murphy, Marco Rubio and Ted Yoho

With North Korea conducting its sixth test of missiles this past weekend,  members of the Florida delegation weighed in and offered their takes on the growing tensions with that nation.

Allen West Gets Politically Active Again, Vows to Help 'Constitutional Conservatives'

September 6, 2017 - 6:00am
Allen West

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., is getting back in the political arena as he resumes a larger role with the Guardian Fund PAC he founded.

Florida Delegation: NAFTA Needs to Offer More Protections for Farmers in the Sunshine State

September 5, 2017 - 9:00am

With the Trump administration continuing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), members of the Florida congressional delegation are urging they include more protection for the state’s agriculture community. 

Democrats Don't Have Many Opportunities to Pick Up Seats in Florida as They Look to Flip House in 2018

September 5, 2017 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Stephanie Murphy

If Democrats are to have any chance of flipping the U.S. House in 2018, they’re going to have to pick up seats in Florida. But, with a year until the primaries, their chances to make major gains in the Sunshine State are, at best, slim. 



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