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Kevin Derby

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Originally from Jacksonville, Kevin Derby is the editor of Florida Daily and covers politics across Florida. Reach Kevin at kevin.derby@floridadaily.com
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Rick Scott Brings Back END FENTANYL Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., brought back his “Eradicating Narcotic Drugs and Formulating Effective New Tools to Address National Yearly Losses of Life (END FENTANYL) Act. “ Scott first introduced the bill in...

Florida’s Senators, Congressional Reps Offer Bill to Have USDA Help More After Hurricanes Ian,...

This week, members of the Florida delegation introduced a bill “to ensure the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can provide needed relief to agriculture producers devastated by Hurricanes Ian and Nicole.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott,...

Dan Webster Introduces Bill Tackling Infrastructure Investment

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., showcased his proposal to “support capital access for infrastructure projects throughout the United States.” Last week, Webster introduced his “Federal I Infrastructure Bank Act” with U.S. Rep. Colin...

Hakeem Jeffries Names Wasserman Schultz to Weaponization of the Federal Government Subcommittee

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., announced she will serve on the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government and will stay on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. Wasserman...

Rick Scott to Fed Chair: For the Best Interests of the American People, Pay...

This week, ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on the Fed’s “inadequate action and seeming inability to...

Byron Donalds Announces Oversight and Accountability Committee Assignments

U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., announced his assignments on the U.S. House Oversight and Accountability Committee this week. Donalds will serve on the U.S. House Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs and the Government...

On Capitol Hill, Greg Steube Brings Back ‘Protection of Women and Girls in Sports...

This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., brought back his “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act,” which he has pushed in recent years. When he first brought out the bill at the start...

Florida Delegation Co-Chairs Champion Proposal to Reduce Human Trafficking

This week, the two chairs of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill--Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz--championed a proposal “to help combat human trafficking by educating students about...

Frederica Wilson Will Lead Democrats on Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., announced this week that she will lead Democrats on the U.S. House Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee. “As a lifelong educator and a champion for workers, I’m honored to...

Aaron Bean Will Chair House Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee

Despite having only been a member of Congress for a month, U.S. Rep. Aaron Bean, R-Fla., will chair the U.S. House Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education Subcommittee. Bean will lead the subcommittee, which is...

John Rutherford Staying on Appropriations, Ethics Committees

U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., announced his week that he keeping his seats on the U.S. House Appropriations and the Ethics Committees. “Throughout my time on the Appropriations Committee, I have fought to safeguard taxpayer...

Lois Frankel Staying on the House Appropriations Committee

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., announced she will serve a third term on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. “Serving on the Appropriations Committee presents me with the opportunity to influence federal spending,” said Frankel. “In...
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