The bill sent almost $675 billion to the Defense Department, including $606.5 billion in base discretionary funding, $17 billion more than last year. 
This is the first of three expected “minibus” bills House Republicans are expected to take up in the coming weeks in response to the Trump administration’s calls for less spending and criticism of hastily passed omnibus bills. 
The Coast Guard is currently making infrastructure improvements to accommodate to port the ships. They will be involved in battling drugs and search and rescue operations in the area. 
Despite engaging in a heated war of words with President Donald Trump in recent days, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Mary., is also working with a Republican congressman from Florida in offering a bill to help veterans attending colleges and universities.
John Finley, the executive vice president of Fox Nation announced last week that the event will be held at the Duke Energy Center of Arts – Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, November 6th at 7PM/ET and will be streamed live on Fox Nation with a later air date on Fox News Channel (FNC).
Two Democrats in the state House--Rep. Margaret Good of Sarasota and Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil of Maitland--have teamed up with state Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, to create a new license plate to showcase the solar industry in the Sunshine State.
Scott visited Belgium and Luxembourg last month to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and honor the soldiers who proudly served our nation during World War II, including the senator’s father.
“The Secure U.S. Bases Act requires a thorough vetting process before a foreign student enters the U.S.; creates a special, limited visa for foreign students; and establishes a review process so that DOD is not operating training programs in the U.S. that would be better operated abroad,” Scott’s office noted.
Waltz took to the national airwaves on Monday, speaking with Bret Baier on Fox News. The Florida congressman questioned the timing of the reports due to the looming presidential election.
First elected to Congress in 2010 after decades on the Florida political stage--including being the first Republican since Reconstruction to serve as speaker of the state House--Webster weighed in on his efforts for veterans this week.