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Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Bring Out Gun Control Bills

U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., brought out the “Law Enforcement Protection Act” which would expand background checks on “armor-piercing, concealable weapons.”
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Florida’s Senators Bring Back the Fishing Equipment Tax Relief Act

The bill “which would create fairness in federal excise taxes by equalizing the tax rates for portable, electronically-aerated bait containers and the parts used to assemble it.”
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Rick Scott Showcases Labor Agenda in Letter to Marty Walsh

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. sent a letter to U.S. Labor Sec. Marty Walsh outlining his priorities for the department to foster a collaborative and efficient regulatory environment, which protects and creates American jobs.
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FIU Creating Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership

The new institute will honor the life and work of its namesake and will address the critical matters of preparing diverse leadership for public service, increasing civic participation for a stronger democracy and promoting social justice. The institute’s research and scholarship will examine a wide range of issues championed by Ferré, who served as mayor of the city of Miami from 1973 to 1985, over the course of his distinguished career in public service.
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Champions Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual...

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, continued their push for the “Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act” which will “provide legal protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and sex trafficking who are seeking housing.”
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Marco Rubio Presses Intelligence, Security Chiefs on the Origins of COVID-19...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the vice-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, questioned Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns and National Security Agency (NSA) Director-General Paul Nakasone on the origins and true source of the COVID-19 virus.