With buzz building that she will run for governor, state Sen. Annette Taddeo, D-Miami, was busy last week, filing several high-profile bills covering a range of issues. Taddeo teamed up with state Rep. Dan Daley, D-Coral Springs, to offer legislation...
This week, as Congress increased the debt ceiling on a party-lines vote, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., offered a proposal to cut the $480 billion that the ceiling was increased. “The bill, the Banana Stand Money Act, would fully repeal...
This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “Navigating Federal Pandemic Relief: Following Billions in Stimulus Dollars, Where Do We Go From Here?” The report presents an analysis of the dollars allocated to Florida for the six stimulus packages Congress has passed...
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., showcased his support of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s, R-Texas, proposal to “disrupt illicit gold mining and trafficking of other precious metals that are commonly used to fund terrorist groups and rogue regimes.” Cruz...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced this week that it has approved three Public Assistance grants totaling $7,159,415 to reimburse the state of Florida for Hurricane Michael recovery expenses. Hurricane Michael hit the Sunshine State three years ago Bay...
This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., showcased her support of U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski’s, D-NJ, bill “that closes loopholes that kleptocrats from around the world use to launder money in the United States.” Malinowski brought out the “Establishing...
At the end of last week, state Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, and state Rep. Kelly Skidmore, D-Boca Raton, filed bills which authorizes Florida College System institutions, career centers and charter technical career centers to waive out-of-state fees for...