Marco Rubio Calls on Joe Biden to Grant Naval Academy Football Player Waiver to...

Over the weekend, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced he had sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to grant a waiver for Cameron Kinley, a recent graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, to temporarily delay his military service in order for him to play in the National Football League (NFL) for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Marco Rubio Introduces the Intelligence Community Workforce Agility Protection Act

The bill has the support of more than a dozen senators including U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., who leads the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. 
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Marco Rubio Focuses on the Damage from Hurricane Michael

Rubio surveyed the damage on Monday and Tuesday. 

Florida Congressman Backs the Counting All Military Votes Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, D-Ill., introduced the “Counting All Military Votes Act" which would ensure all absentee ballots cast by active-duty, overseas military personnel be shipped by Express Mail.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Vote to Approve the NDAA

The U.S. House passed the NDAA on Tuesday on a 335-78 vote, more than the two-thirds majority to override a veto.

Marco Rubio: Time for Air Force to End Agreement Allowing Civil Aviation at Homestead...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to United States Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall urging him to discontinue consideration of...

Charlie Crist Wants Military Base Commanders to Have More Power When Dealing With On-Base...

Even as dozens of families are reporting mold and other issues in private housing at MacDill Air Force Base, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., wants to make sure it doesn’t happen again. 

Coast Guard Turns to Eastern Shipbuilding Group to Build Heritage Class Offshore Patrol Cutter

This week, the U.S. Coast Guard announced it has awarded a contract to Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), which is based in the Panhandle to...

Ron DeSantis Showcases Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fairs

Coordinated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and the CareerSource Florida network, Paychecks for Patriots career fairs connect veterans and military family members with hundreds of employers throughout the state. This year, for the first time, Paychecks for Patriots hiring fairs are being held virtually to allow safe, convenient access statewide.

Rick Scott Announces Armed Services Subcommittee Assignments

On Wednesday, Scott weighed in on his subcommittee assignments where he is scheduled to be for the next two years. 

Bill Expanding VA Mental Health Care, Suicide Prevention Efforts Passes Congress

The bill has been championed in recent years by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, has also been a key backer of the proposal.

Gus Bilirakis Introduces Streamlining GI Bill Processing Act

Bilirakis, the top Republican on the U.S. House VA Economic Opportunities Subcommittee, brought out the “Streamlining GI Bill Processing Act” this week with U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., the chairman of the subcommittee, as a cosponsor.