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

Florida Congressmen Back Ted Cruz’s, Lisa McClain’s Resolution to Prohibit Biden’s Ghost Gun Rule

Three congressmen from the Sunshine State are backing U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s, R-Tex., resolution “to prohibit the Department of Justice from implementing President Biden’s new rule to expand...

Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Offer Proposal to Combat Global Human Trafficking

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., championed U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s, D-NJ, proposal to reauthorize the “Trafficking Victims Protection Act.” Menendez introduced the “International Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act” to “reauthorize and enhance critical...
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Marco Rubio Champions Bill Backing Religious Exemptions from Vaccine Mandates

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Conscience Objections to Negligent State COVID-19 Inoculation Edicts Need Constitutional Enforcement (CONSCIENCE) Act.” Rubio’s proposal “would extend Religious Freedom Restoration Act-like protections to individuals with religious...

Florida Judge Plans to Offer Injunction Against Congressional Map Approved by DeSantis, Legislature

On Wednesday, a Florida circuit court judge said he planned to issue an injunction to new congressional maps backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis as the Sunshine State continues to deal with redistricting. With less than...

Most Floridians Ready to Hit the Road in 2022 and Feel Safer About Traveling

According to a new quarterly survey from the Auto Club Group, Floridians are more comfortable traveling now, than at any other time since the pandemic began. The poll showed that 85 percent of Floridians are...
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Kathy Castor Introduces the Advancing Student Services in Schools Today Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., showcased the “Advancing Student Services in Schools Today (ASSIST) Act.” Castor’s office offered some of the reasons why she introduced the proposal at the end of last week. “Our...

Florida GOP Congressmen Back Bill to Have Parental Consent for Teaching About Gender, Sexual...

Republican members of the Florida congressional delegation are backing U.S. Rep. Jefferson Van Drew’s, R-NJ, “My Child, My Choice Act.” The proposal “requires a teacher to get written consent from parents any time a lesson...

Maria Elvira Salazar Wants USPS to Crack Down on Check Washing in Miami

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., wrote to United States Postal Service (USPS) Chief Postal Inspector Gary Barksdale about “the increase of check washing cases in Miami.” The congresswoman wrote Barksdale about the...

Marco Rubio: GOP Can Stop ‘Every Woke, Liberal, Leftist, Marxist Priority’ the Democrats Want

Gearing up for his bid for a third term in the U.S. Senate, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took aim at President Joe Biden and the Democrats as he took to the...

Charlie Crist Wants Tax Incentives for Seniors, Disabled to Modify Their Home

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., introduced a bill “that provides tax incentives for home modifications so seniors and those with disabilities can more easily and safely continue living in their own homes.” Crist...

Florida’s Senators Want to Stop U.S. Research From Being Shared With Chinese Regime

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--championed a proposal to “prevent any federally funded U.S. research from being shared or conducted jointly with Chinese entities that participate in the Chinese...

Low Tuition Makes Florida a Top 5 State to be a College Student

Studee released a report which shows Florida ranks fifth in the nation when it comes to being a college student. California led the list followed by New York, Minnesota, Utah and Florida. Arkansas stood at...
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