Wednesday, June 23, 2021
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., first brought out the “Canadian Snowbirds Act” back in September 2019 with U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., R-Fla., cosponsoring it. The bill would add two extra months to the 182 days that retired Canadians who are 50 and older can stay in the United States each year.
The bill, which “requires the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to review Nicaragua’s compliance with CAFTA-DR (a free trade agreement between the United States and six Central American countries) within 60 days,” has more than 15 co-sponsors.
"Florida drivers got a break from rising gas prices last week, and it appears that trend could continue this week," said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group.
Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill--Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and U.S. Reps. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and Al Lawson, D-Fla.--brought back a bill to protect specialty crop growers from competition from Mexico. In recent years,...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Federal Debt Emergency Control Act,” insisting it will help “rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending and provide a concrete path forward to tackle the nation’s nearly $30 trillion debt.”
The awards were given to the Northeast Florida Firewatch Council and the Bay County Board of County Commissioners.
This week, members of the Florida delegation rallied behind the “Fishing Equipment Tax Relief Act,” a bill “which would create fairness in federal excise taxes by equalizing the tax rates for portable, electronically-aerated bait containers and the parts used...
Dole Fresh Fruit, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company, announced this week that it will include Port Tampa Bay in a new containerized service between Central America and the US Gulf in late July 2021. 
Funding from FEMA’s Public Assistance program will provide reimbursements to Bay County, the Florida Department of Corrections and the Family of God Baptist Church.
Cammack weighed in on the port after her tour of it on Friday.