Sunday, February 28, 2021
Last month, Sherman introduced the “Hong Kong Autonomy Act” with Yoho as the main cosponsor. Yoho’s office insisted the bill “will take a number of important steps in response to a new national security law for Hong Kong put forward by Beijing last week that would revoke many of the island territory’s political freedoms, criminalize foreign interference, and ban sedition and subversion.”
The Congressional Teacher Awards, established by Buchanan in 2014, are given out annually to exceptional Suncoast teachers for their outstanding achievements on behalf of students.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recently released a survey showing gun sales are up 95 percent from 2019 but ammunition sales are up 139 percent.
According to the Florida Department of Health’s 2018 Physician Workforce Annual Report, approximately 16.6 percent of Florida’s physicians reported that they were planning to retire within the next five years.
Demings announced this week that Orlando will be getting the funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI).
Bilirakis weighed in after the discussion which also includes leaders Baycare, Tampa General, HCA West Florida, AdventHealth and long-term care facilities.
The awards are part of Enterprise Florida’s (EFI) Rural Expansion Toolkit initiative to assist rural communities with broad-based economic engagement and capacity building efforts.
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, introduced the bill on Thursday and Rubio’s office spelled out some of the details of the legislation and why the Florida Republican was backing it. 
Last week, U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and Ro Khanna, D-Calif., led a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft calling for the administration to prioritize the worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen and to support productive measures to expedite needed assistance to the Yemeni people. Deutch is the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee. 
Many of the articles that have appeared in the last few days comparing the two elections make a common point: that Rutherford B. Hayes and the Republican Party made a deal with Democrats that compromised African American civil rights in the South in exchange for the presidency. This is often used to argue against the creation of an Electoral Commission today since it resulted in such a “corrupt bargain” in 1876.