Sunday, January 24, 2021
The congresswoman, who served at the Pentagon during President George W. Bush’s administration offered some of the details of the “Security Clearance Improvement Act” on Friday.
Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation sent a letter to Operation Warp Speed (OWS) officials requesting it increase Florida’s vaccine allotment to account for seasonal residents, which would improve access for Floridians. 
Dunn, a doctor based out of Panama City, served on the U.S. House Agriculture and the Veterans Affairs Committees during his first two terms. 
Diaz-Balart had led the subcommittee when the GOP controlled the chamber and was the lead Republican on it over the past two years.
Topping the list of priorities are protecting the 2020-2021 Medicaid funding increase, enacting COVID liability protections for long term care, and addressing long term care centers’ workforce challenges by making the Personal Care Attendant Program permanent.
Members of the Ways and Means Committee usually do not serve on other committees but Murphy was granted a waiver by the Democratic caucus. 
Beshears announced his resignation on Friday. He will leave his post on January 29. 
Crist introduced the proposal on Wednesday with the support of U.S. Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, D-Mo, and U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC. The Florida congressman praised Goodman for his actions last week when a violent mob of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol, leaving five people, including a Capitol police officer, dead. 
Rubio backed efforts from outgoing President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats to increase Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to Americans for $2,000. The U.S. Senate, which is under GOP control though the Democrats are about to take charge of the chamber, backed $600 WIPs last month. 
Hunter is indicted for bypassing the bidding process for school equipment and steering business to a friend. State Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution served as legal advisors to the grand jury and will prosecute the case.