Tuesday, October 22, 2019
This week, Rubio announced his support for U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “National Criminal Justice Commission Act" which would “task a National Criminal Justice Commission to assess the nation’s criminal justice system and propose reforms to address the most pressing issues facing it.”
With the Legislature getting ready for its regular session at the start of the new year, this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed his plan to improve water quality in the Sunshine State.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., made his maiden speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate to share his personal story and his vision for America. Scott said the following:
Floridians need Congress to act on surprise medical billing, an issue that creates unnecessary financial burdens and emotional distress for patients and their families.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., wrote U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue expressing deep concern with the ongoing housing conditions present in the Okeechobee/Osceola Centers, insisting they are not safe.
U.S. Representative Charlie Crist, D-Fla., scored a win this week as his “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” cleared a key committee and is now headed to the House floor.
With Mast as the main cosponsor, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-SC, introduced the “Climate-Ready Fisheries Act” on Tuesday.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is running for reelection--but first he is repaying money he lent his campaign last year. That money is the subject of an ethics complaint and investigation that could be hindering Spano’s efforts to bank cash in what could end up being a hotly contested seat.
The council released the report, which includes recommendations for the ports on environmental changes and highlights their role in helping Florida recover from natural disasters, on Tuesday.
This week, state Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, was designated as the next president of the Florida Senate.