Rooney, who is the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee despite being a freshman, pointed to the recent Janus decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and said it was time to change how unions take dues.
Other provisions being discussed include making it easier for employers to offer annuities, which would make it harder for retirees to outlive their savings.
On Wednesday, Scott called on the LBC to approve $340 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) fund to help citrus in Florida. The funds are part of a $2.3 billion federal package passed earlier in the year.
Pointing to China hitting the U.S. with a $34 billion tariff on products including pork, poultry, soybeans, corn and Florida lobsters, Curbelo said South Florida could feel the sting, noting that lobster fishing adds almost $50 million annually to the economy in the Keys alone.
Just last month, Moody’s gave Florida a “AAA” credit rating, the highest the state has ever seen.
With July now halfway over, Floridians can expect to see some changes in gas prices in the weeks to come, according to a report released on Monday.
The largest seaplane training airport in the country is getting some help from the federal government to ensure its runways are safer.
Noting more than six months have passed since Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the Pensacola Republican called it a big win for the economy and for American families.
U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., appeared on U.S. 1 Radio News on the “Morning Magazine with Bill Becker” show to talk about the growing trade war between China and the U.S. this week.
The bill was sent to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.