Monday, December 16, 2019
A proposal from two Florida Republicans to crack down on fentanyl being brought in to the U.S. from China, Mexico and other nations was included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the...
"This bill will provide the U.S. governor of the World Bank with the necessary guidance to uphold U.S. interests and to focus on the bank’s development mission," Rubio said. “For too long, countries like China and Russia have been allowed to exploit the World Bank’s limited resources even after they should no longer qualify for assistance.
“As Floridians, we know it is our duty to preserve our way of life by keeping our oceans and coasts clean and thriving. The work of Regional Ocean Partnerships, such as the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, is critical in achieving that goal,” said Crist.
Sapp reeled in two major endorsements this week as U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., throwing their support behind him.
Ten officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and five vendors were arrested in a fraud scheme based out of South Florida. 
Cammack, who helped Yoho upset longtime U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., in 2012 served as Yoho’s deputy chief of staff for eight years. During that time, she founded the Grit Foundation with her husband who is a firefighter and SWAT medic, launched her bid on Friday.
While her momentum from a few weeks ago seems to have been halted based on the latest polls, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., expanded her team in Florida on Thursday, announcing ten new hires. 
Rep. Gaetz asked Esper whether the U.S. military is currently accepting new students into the program and urged him to make a public statement with information regarding the status of the program and if the application process has been halted.
On Wednesday, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, on which Buchanan sits, passed the “Know Your Social Security Act,” which, according to the Florida Republican’s office “helps Americans plan for retirement by making it easier to access critical information about their Social Security earnings, contributions and future benefits.” The bill now heads to the House floor. 
First elected to Congress last year after three terms in the Florida House, Spano represents parts of Hillsborough, Lake and Polk Counties.