Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Florida’s two U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and more than 30 members of the Senate Republican Conference in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting the withdrawal of the Department’s “Proposed Priorities” on American history and civics education. 
Back in March, Menendez introduced the “Reinforcing Nicaragua’s Adherence to Conditions for Electoral Reform (RENACER) Act” which “proposes new initiatives to address corruption by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government and family, as well as human rights abuses perpetrated by Nicaraguan security forces” and “requires the U.S. government to increase sanctions coordination with Canada and the European Union, as well as bolster intelligence reporting on Russian activities in Nicaragua.” 
On Monday, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Carmen Rosa Contreras and Alexandra Isabel Cano for allegedly acting as public adjusters without a license and filing false insurance claims. 
A new wave of charity-oriented cryptocurrencies is allowing people to give back while still letting them take advantage of the benefits of using cryptocurrency.
In his letter, Scott urged Haaland to continue DOI’s commitment to banning oil drilling off Florida’s coasts, combatting the threats posed by Communist China and standing up for America’s energy independence to protect American jobs.
DeSantis signed an executive order on Monday while also signing a law on the matter which takes effect on July 1. The governor’s executive order covers the period from Monday until the new law takes effect. 
The proposal “provides a statement of U.S. policy on protecting journalists worldwide; requires the administration to establish a plan to negotiate reciprocal access for U.S. news and media organizations, and their employees, globally; authorizes sanctions against foreign persons responsible for jailing, killing, or torturing journalists and those that threaten the safety of U.S. journalists and media personnel; requires clear labeling of information distributed by foreign governments; and enhances reporting requirements on press freedom concerns in the State Department’s annual human rights reports”
Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--are championing U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley’s, R-Iowa, proposal to “curb China’s access to the World Bank’s low-rate debt financing intended for developing nations.” Grassley reintroduced the “World Bank Integrity Preservation Act” with...
Republicans representing Florida on Capitol Hill are backing the “Abortion Providers Loan Elimination (APLE) Act” which would have Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) affiliates return funds received through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). PPFA received more than $80 million...
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has brought back his proposal for the U.S. Commerce Department to increase regulation on the international shark trade. Rubio has been pushing the “Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act” since 2018 and he reintroduced it...