Sunday, January 24, 2021
Party lines mostly held with 13 Republicans--including U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida--joining 232 Democrats to pass the resolution.
Last year, Santiago championed the legislation creating the portal which is now part of the national Network of Care, including more than 700 websites in 30 states. Santiago is calling for $262,650 so the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) can continue the site.
This week, Wasserman Schultz headed to the Panhandle where she joined U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., in touring military bases which were devastated by Hurricane Michael back in October. 
Elected officials from across the Sunshine State--including the governor--are making a major push to convince President Donald Trump to base Space Command in Florida.
Scott, who sits on the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, doubled down on his pursuit of answers this week.
Florida is the third largest contributor to the F-35 program and also home to Eglin Air Force base where the F-35 is tested in addition to the training of Air Force and international partner JSF pilots and maintainers.
“While I was recovering from my injuries, I saw firsthand the important role that dogs play in helping veterans recover from war’s physical and psychological tolls,” Mast said. “For too long, the VA has gotten away with conducting these harmful—sometimes fatal—experiments on dogs. These tests are abusive, waste taxpayer dollars and must be stopped.”
From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., who served as a Green Beret, is pushing for answers on how powerful Islamic State (ISIS) terrorism is even as the Trump administration continues to make plans to take military personnel out of Syria. 
Mast and other members of Congress wrote the VA on the matter back in August.
“With over 20 states already recognizing the Honor and Remember Flag, this is part of a national effort that Florida must be a part of. I believe flying this flag will be an important part of our state becoming the most veteran-friendly state in the nation."