Tuesday, April 13, 2021
At the end of August, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., first introduced the “Protecting Tourism in the United States Act” with U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., as the cosponsor.
Biden showcased the plan on Wednesday, offering some of the details of it.
Appearing on Fox News on Wednesday, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he would remove Gaetz from his committee assignments--including the U.S. House Judiciary Committee-if the allegations are true.
One of the most outspoken liberals in Florida politics with a knack for bashing the GOP, Grayson has had a roller-coaster career over the past decade and a half.
Steube’s bill would ensure American colleges and universities do not take funds from the CCP. The bill would also stop higher ed employees from being funded by CCP. If colleges and universities do not comply, they would lose federal funding.
The bill will increase access to Service Dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)” through creating a “competitive grant program through the Department of Veterans Affairs for organizations, such as K9s for Warriors in Ponte Vedra, to pair service dogs with veterans suffering from PTSD.” The grants will not exceed $25,000.
“There is no reason members of Congress should be held to a different standard than any other American family or business. In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. Our No Budget, No Pay bill simply requires Congress to pass an annual budget and meet appropriations bill deadlines, or forgo their taxpayer-funded salaries until the job is done. Accountability shouldn’t be controversial,” Scott said.
None of the three Florida Democrats included on the list seem particularly vulnerable but they will be impacted by redistricting and all of them are potential candidates for higher office.
In a video released to make the announcement, DeSantis said his plan of giving seniors vaccines first “is paying off" and noted more than 3.2 million seniors in the Sunshine State have gotten the vaccine, more than 70 percent.
On Wednesday, Castor showcased two bills that she is championing on Capitol Hill. Earlier in the week, she spoke on behalf of them before the U.S. Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee.