Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The bill “empowers the Department of Justice to stop robocallers from defrauding consumers through malicious phone call scams.”
“It takes a special kind of person to put on the uniform and dedicate their life to serving our country,” Mast said. “Our brothers and sisters in arms should be able to serve our country knowing that we have their backs on and off the battlefield.”
“My entire career in public service and higher education has been devoted to developing and delivering pragmatic solutions and policies that utilize both the government and private sector, symbiotically,” Shalala said.
Crist’s office stressed the importance of the funds to help upgrade security while, on Thursday, the congressman praised the airport for relying on its own funds to upgrade its security after the 9/11 attacks.
At an event in the Panhandle, DeSantis signed the “Federal Immigration Enforcement” from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, which “prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.”
“It is wrong to threaten a borrower’s livelihood by rescinding a professional license from those who are struggling to repay student loans, and it deprives hardworking Americans of dignified work,” Rubio said.
On Friday, the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) showcased the 2019 Voting Records report for state legislators and honored some of them with the Champions for Business award.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, convened a hearing titled “Women in Conflict: Advancing Women’s Role in Peace and Security.”
“Signing this legislation paves the way for Florida to continue as a national leader in transportation innovation and technological advancement,” said DeSantis. “I would like to thank the bill sponsors, Senator Jeff Brandes and Representative Jason Fischer, for their work in making Florida the most autonomous vehicle-friendly state in the country.”
Waltz, a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, weighed in on the bill on Thursday and pointed to how he shaped the bill. The bill cleared the committee on a 33-24 vote.