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Al Lawson Champions Bill to Bring More Veterans into Agriculture

Lawson and U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., teamed up last week to bring out a bill ensuring more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships are available to veterans. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., is also backing the bill. 

Gus Bilirakis is Back in the GOP House Leadership

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., announced he is part of the of the Republican Whip team which he served on from 2007-2014 but he lost his position due to breaking with the GOP over flood insurance. 

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Lead Military Construction and VA Appropriations Subcommittee

“I’m also fiercely determined to work diligently, and across the aisle, to ensure that our nation’s veterans and the men and women who serve, get the resources and support they need,” Wasserman Schultz added.  
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Marco Rubio, Amy Klobuchar Team Up to Help Veterans Move into STEM Jobs

Rubio and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act” which, they insist, “would assist veterans re-entering the workforce by directing the National Science Foundation to encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).”
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Brian Mast, Tulsi Gabbard Bring Back Burn Pits Accountability Act

Over the past three decades, more than 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic chemicals. 

Rick Scott: Coast Guard Members Need to be Paid Despite Shutdown

Scott noted there are almost 4,900 Coast Guard members in the Sunshine State who have been impacted by the shutdown.

Rick Scott Continues to Insist Washington Isn’t Working

Scott took to the national airwaves on Tuesday, appearing on Fox News where he ripped the federal government--even though a fellow Republican is in the White House and he sits in a GOP caucus that controls the Senate. 

Brian Mast Wants Coast Guard Paid During the Federal Shutdown

Mast joined U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., to bring out the “Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act” on Wednesday night. 
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Rick Scott Looks Back at What He Accomplished as Governor of Florida

On Monday, his last full day in office, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott released a public letter outlining her accomplishments during his eights years in...

Vern Buchanan Starts New Congress By Bringing Host of Bills

Buchanan, who sits on the House Ways and Means and the Budget Committee, unveiled seven bills on Thursday and he sounded a hopeful note despite the Democrats controlling the House.  

Vern Buchanan Unveils Priorities in House Now Under Democrat Control

With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years. 

Marco Rubio, Ted Deutch Slam Donald Trump for Syrian Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s plan for a “full and rapid” withdrawal from Syria is drawing fire from members of the Florida delegation on both sides of the aisle. 
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