Both of Florida’s U.S. senators--Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined 20 of their GOP colleagues this week in backing U.S. Sen. Jim Risch’s, R-Idaho, “Afghanistan Counterterrorism, Oversight, and Accountability Act" which, they insist, “would address the outstanding...
U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., advanced two of her bills which were rolled into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the U.S. House last week. “Securing these policy priorities in the NDAA will boost Florida’s economy and...
Last week, the U.S. House voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House passed a $768 billion NDAA, higher than what the Biden administration asked and more than $35 billion more than last year’s. The NDAA cleared the...
Earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a proposal “which would direct the U.S. Secretary of State to designate the illegitimate Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan as a state...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., brought back his proposal “ to create a new startup tax credit to help veterans, their spouses, and Army Reserves and National Guard members who establish small businesses in underserved communities.” Lawson reintroduced...
The two congressmen who represent Jacksonville–Democrat U.S. Rep. Al Lawson and Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford–are bringing back their proposal make the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum at Cecil Field into the “national memorial and museum to honor all former...
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined more than a dozen other senators from both parties n sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting an exception “to allow the...