Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Coast Guard extended the contract for Panama City-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) to build four Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) ships, garnering the applause of officials from the Sunshine State.
Last week, from his seat on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sending more than $8 million to the Tampa Bay region to help it recover from Hurricane Irma which hit the area in 2017.
Last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., hosted a roundtable event in South Florida with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., top lieutenant--and the GOP is trying to showcase it. Shalala and U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.,...
U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-NY, announced last week that she is retiring--meaning one of the most powerful members of Congress is headed off of Capitol Hill. Now 82, Lowey has been a fixture in Congress since the 1988 elections when...
Since Florida first cast its Electoral College votes for Zachary Taylor back in 1848, the Sunshine State has never been on a national presidential ticket--but that could be changing based on reports this week. The Daily Beast reported on Thursday...
Some U.S, government officials are pressuring American businesses to pull out of Venezuela in the noble effort to oust the murderous and illegitimate regime of “President” Nicolas Maduro. But in the case of U.S. energy companies, we should think...
The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is holding its state convention this week--and the top contenders for the party’s presidential nomination are avoiding it. From October 11 through October 13, almost 2,000 Democrats from across Florida will hit Walt Disney World...
A new report from the Pew Research Center shows which federal agencies Americans sees favorably and which ones they dislike. The survey of more than 2,000 American adults was taken last month and respondents were asked their thoughts on more...
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is starting to resurface as a factor in Florida politics.