Tuesday, October 22, 2019
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined senators from both sides of the aisle last week to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct an outreach campaign to educate clinicians, Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive impairment, and their families on the assessment and care planning services currently available to them.
During his two terms in Congress, Rooney focused on environmental issues and foreign policy. He also broke with the GOP in supporting raising the federal minimum wage. 
The FEMA funds will go to help upgrade Span Wire Traffic Signals at 16 locations throughout the county, which the congressman’s office noted, will help “traffic intersections to withstand up to 150 MPH winds, equivalent to a category 4 hurricane.”
Rubio, Scott and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Tex., teamed up last week to unveil the “Contracts and Obligations Modernization for Efficient Terms of Service (COMETS) Act.”
Scott joined family members of Parkland shooting on Thursday to showcase the “Threat Information Protocol for Sharing (TIPS) Act.”
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympics Committee, urging the committee to reconsider its decision to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis launched Florida’s effort to secure more than $633 million from the federal government for disaster mitigation projects.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, took to the Senate floor on Thursday to talk about U.S. policy toward Syria and the long-term challenges to U.S. national security in the region following Turkey’s incursion in Northern Syria.
U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., one of the chairman of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus wrote the U.S. Food and Drug Administration supporting the agency’s upcoming session on a blueprint for “A New Era of Smarter Food Safety” which will focus on maintaining food safety through technologies including blockchain.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced this week that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is sending funds to Central Florida to help law enforcement and mental health programs in the region.