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Bill Posey Joins Carlos Curbelo, Ted Deutch Climate Solutions Caucus

June 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Carlos Curbelo, Bill Posey and Ted Deutch

The Climate Solutions Caucus--which is led by two South Florida congressmen--continues to grow with six new members this week including a conservative Florida Republican jumping on board. 

Florida Delegation Weighs in After Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel Ban

June 27, 2018 - 2:45pm

Members of the Florida congressional delegation reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions this week. 

Marco Rubio Helps Craft Military Construction, VA Appropriations Bill

June 27, 2018 - 2:45pm
Marco Rubio

This week, from his perch on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., helped shape the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Act to help support the military and veterans communities in the Sunshine State. 

SFWMD Partnership with Caulkins Citrus Is Reducing Flows to St. Lucie Estuary

June 27, 2018 - 6:00am
Caulkins Water Farm

A month into the wet season after record May rainfall fell across the region, a public-private partnership between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the Caulkins Citrus Company has been working at full capacity to store local stormwater runoff and help reduce U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie Estuary.

NRA Backs Matt Caldwell for Agriculture Commissioner

June 26, 2018 - 1:45pm
Matt Caldwell and Marion Hammer

On Tuesday, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida endorsed state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, to be the state’s next agriculture commissioner. 

House Sends Darren Soto's Billfish Bill to the President's Desk

June 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Darren Soto

On Monday, the U.S. House passed without opposition freshman U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal limiting the sale of billfish caught by American vessels and giving the U.S. Commerce secretary more authority to  manage Atlantic highly migratory species. 

Gov. Scott: We're Moving on Privately Funded Orlando-to-Tampa High Speed Rail

June 22, 2018 - 5:45pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has begun the process to allow for private investment in a high-speed rail connection from Orlando to Tampa. 

Donald Trump Doubles Down on Backing Ron DeSantis for Governor

June 22, 2018 - 9:30am
Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis

President Donald Trump doubled down on his support of U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., to be Florida’s next governor. 

Rick Scott, SFWMD Emergency-Order More Lake Water South

June 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
Gov. Rick Scott at SFWMD Thursday

Following decisive direction from Gov. Rick Scott and an emergency order issuance by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) implemented an array of new actions Thursday, adding to current efforts already under way to lower lake levels and move more water into the conservation areas caused by record May rainfall. 

Key Members of Florida Delegation Weigh in on US Leaving UN Human Rights Council

June 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Nikki Haley and Ted Deutch

Two members of the Florida congressional delegation with key foreign policy assignments on Capitol Hill weighed in on the Trump’s administration to leave the UN Human Rights Council. 

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