Saturday, January 25, 2020
Donalds’ office announced that he “has filed legislation to allow apprenticeship training providers to request money directly from the state via a grant program” this week. 
U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., the only freshman Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee and who served several combat tours as a Green Beret in Afghanistan, took to the national airwaves to weigh in on the Trump administration and the Taliban agreeing “in principle” on a peace deal.  
Wilson said she would use her new perch to focus on labor issues. 
The House passed Demings’ “Pathways to Improving Homeland Security at the Local Level Act” which “would enhance counterterrorism preparedness at the local level by expanding access to training and tools through the Department of Homeland Security” on a 412-12 vote.
“Determined to put the focus on educating students over enriching for-profit companies capitalizing on Florida’s public school system, state Senator Janet Cruz has filed SB 584 and SB 586...in an effort improve the safety standards of Florida’s schools and ban for-profit management of Florida’s charter schools,” her office noted. 
“I am excited to be appointed to two subcommittees that will allow me to better serve and strengthen children’s education, labor rights and pensions, and the health of employees in the private-sector,” Shalala said on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Mucarsel-Powell unveiled the “Humanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act” which “would call on the Trump Administration to form a long-term humanitarian aid strategy; provide up to $150 million in humanitarian aid directly to the Venezuelan people; and direct the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to make increased humanitarian assistance a priority of the international community.”
Earlier this month, DeSantis asked for the resignation of all members of the South Florida Water Management District Board. 
On Monday, Soto brought out the “AI Jobs Act” which “will authorize the Department of Labor to work with businesses and educational institutions to create a report analyzing the future growth of artificial intelligence and its impact on American workforce.”
“I am eager to continue my role on the Appropriations Committee to ensure that precious taxpayer dollars are spent wisely while working to promote our national priorities, like a robust national defense, a secure border, and enhanced resources for our veterans,” Rutherford said.