Shalala, who was named to the powerful U.S. House Rules Committee earlier this month, was the only Florida Democrat to be included in the new assignments.
Soto’s office noted the congressman will “legislate on a wide range of policy issues with key priorities for Central Florida” and pointed out that the committee “is the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, and oversees several federal departments and agencies.”
With the Legislature ready to kickoff its regular session in March, the James Madison Institute (JMI), a public policy group based in Tallahassee advocating for free market solutions, released its legislative priorities.
“As chairman, my top priority is to pass bipartisan legislation that will expand economic opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs."
Ex-felons can now vote in Florida, more Floridians using medical marijuana, and Florida congressional Democrats back raising corporate taxes.
Rubio helped include a $343 million block grant for Florida citrus as part of a hurricane disaster supplemental package.
New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came to power thanks in part to President Donald Trump and now U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and he showed no inclination of breaking ranks with his fellow Republicans on some core issues when he started his service in Tallahassee on Tuesday.
On Monday, the Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors backed incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis’ nomination of Jamal Sowell to be the new president and CEO of Enterprise Florida. DeSantis also selected Sowell to be Florida’s Secretary of Commerce. DeSantis...
Former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., was sworn in as the 46th governor of Florida on Tuesday.
On Monday, his last full day in office, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott released a public letter outlining her accomplishments during his eights years in Tallahassee. Florida Legislators and Fellow Floridians: When I ran for Governor of Florida in 2010, I promised...