With President Donald Trump planning to use executive action to fund building a wall on the southern border to control illegal immigration without congressional approval, members of the U.S. House representing Florida took sides on mostly partisan lines.
Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo came out swinging against the proposal.
Frankel made the announcement that the funds were included in the federal budget that Congress passed to avoid another government shutdown.
Two freshmen representing Florida in the U.S. House are looking to change the federal shutdown process. This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., introduced the “Deadline Enforcement Act” which is his first proposal in Congress. Spano showcased the bill on...
Rubio and other Senate Republicans--including Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Joni Ernst of Iowa and Mike Lee of Utah--met with Trump, an advisor to her father in the White House, to talk about family leave on Wednesday.
A heavy favorite to win reelection, Gelber showcased his accomplishments as mayor, including creating an inspector general’s office for the city, passing a GO Bond program to help more than 50 capital projects, education reform, expanding city trolleys and adding police officers to every public school.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the new chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, convened a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Small Business Administration,” with U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon testifying.
Lawson took part on a U.S. House Financial Services Committee focused on “Homeless in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions to End Homelessness.”
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading senators from both sides of the aisle to push for Congress to move quickly in passing disaster supplemental funding legislation to help Americans recover from recent disasters, including Hurricane Michael which hit the Panhandle in October.
Gallup found that Americans are far more optimistic about their financial situations now than they have been in a decade and a half.