Thursday, June 20, 2019
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, named Mast to lead the subcommittee for the rest of the year.
On Thursday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, on which Gaetz sits, approved the Panhandle Republican’s “Medical Cannabis Research Act” on a voice vote. Gaetz introduced the bill in April and seven members of the Florida delegation are cosponsoring the proposal. 
Mast is considered a top target for Democrats in as they look to flip the House.
Nelson’s bill would also have the VA study the impact of medical marijuana. 
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Waltz is looking for a red wall to help him replace U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla.,  as the congressman for District 6 which covers parts of St. Johns and Volusia County and all of...
The Navy estimates that the Minneapolis-Saint Paul will be on the First Coast by the end of July 2019. 
Bilirakis insists Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans exposed to toxic chemicals from burn pits are being denied medical care and are now dealing with various illnesses, several of them fatal.
On Monday, U.S. Rep Kathy Castor, D-Fla., announced MacDill will now be the home of  a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot simulator to continue to train Air Force personnel. 
Posey has reeled in two cosponsors including one from the Sunshine State as U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., who is not running for another term but is still part of the House leadership as senior deputy majority whip, is backing the proposal. 
Last month, Lawson held a roundtable event with First Coast veterans and noted that, while there is a VA clinic in Jacksonville, the nearest VA hospitals are in Gainesville and Lake City.