Sunday, May 31, 2020
I write to express my profound concern regarding human rights abuses and danger posed to the Nicaraguan people by the Ortega regime’s appalling lack of transparency. For this reason, I respectfully request, within all applicable rules and regulations, that you consider increasing efforts to promote democracy and human rights within Nicaragua, while working with independent human rights groups to gather accurate information.
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., lead the Congressional Pollinator Caucus. They wrote U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue on the matter last week.
Florida’s farmers and ranchers are integral to our nation and our domestic food security, and it is vital to provide them with support during this public health crisis,” Rubio said. “USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide much-needed relief to the farmers and ranchers who are responsible for the resilience of our nation’s domestic food supply. Florida’s farmers and ranchers are hurting, and I will continue to fight for them.”
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talked about the future of space exploration on Tuesday, including what it would look like if former Vice President Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in November.
After getting a myriad of approvals with a comprehensive plan, Universal Studios plans to reopen its theme parks to the public on June 5, with small test runs of private groups beginning June 1.
Adding to the problem, only around a quarter of Floridians say they always follow a monthly budget.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wrote a letter in support of the Navy’s Tactical Combat Training System II to Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, James Geurts.
The letter Wilson and Lawson sent at the end of last week “follows up on this request by appealing to the White House for an expansion of the individual assistance authorized in the state’s disaster declaration,” insisting “broader authorization would clarify USDA’s capacity to approve D-SNAP and, without the change, USDA may not consider Florida eligible for the emergency food benefits.”
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and in compliance with guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USCIS temporarily suspended in-person services in March. This pause has left eligible individuals without an opportunity to participate in naturalization ceremonies, a legal requirement for U.S. citizenship.
At the end of last week, 130 members of Congress sent a letter to President Donald Trump, U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Esper and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor calling on the administration to ensure National Guard personnel who are serving on the front lines of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response efforts across the nation receive the federal benefits they have earned.