Sunday, February 28, 2021
Hoping to stop the continued theft of American intellectual property by the Chinese regime, Nunes introduced the bill last week.
“Determined to put the focus on educating students over enriching for-profit companies capitalizing on Florida’s public school system, state Senator Janet Cruz has filed SB 584 and SB 586...in an effort improve the safety standards of Florida’s schools and ban for-profit management of Florida’s charter schools,” her office noted. 
For more than a year, Scott has been calling on the IOC to stand up for freedom and urge Communist China to stop violating human rights, or find a new home for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Rubio and Scott are backing Portman’s “Safeguarding American Innovation Act” which is being backed by more than a dozen senators including U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., Maggie Hassan, D-NH, Thom Tillis, R-NC and Josh Hawley, R-Mo. 
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced a proposal to use the Defense Protection Act and the Stafford Act to ensure more transparency for the federal government and the private sector when it comes to distributing personal protective equipment (PPE).
“My entire career in public service and higher education has been devoted to developing and delivering pragmatic solutions and policies that utilize both the government and private sector, symbiotically,” Shalala said.
The funds are part of $80,684,142 in grants from the Labor Department, including almost 50 Career Services and Training Grants totaling $74,562,142 for and $6,122,000 for nine NFJP Housing Grants.
USF beat out more than 50 applicants across the nation for the funds which will be used for “advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.”
State Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Indialantic, and state Rep. Tyler Sirois, R-Merritt Island, teamed up on the “Florida High-Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act” which “incorporates recommendations identified in a study commissioned by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA).”
Several Florida Democrats in the U.S. House sent a letter this week to Gov. Ron DeSantis, calling on him to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to protect Floridians, particularly older residents and those with underlying health issues, and help the already-strained health care system.