Thursday, October 17, 2019
Democrats at the national level continue to think that U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is a top target come November.
Putnam opened up his Jacksonville campaign office on Saturday, just north of DeSantis’ district and one of his chief areas of support.
Nelson’s team assured USA Today at the end of the last month that they aren’t worried about Scott yet but some Democrats say he should be. 
Earlier this week, Scott unveiled the support of 55 of the sheriffs who lead law enforcement in all 67 counties across Florida. 
Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 
The bill sent almost $675 billion to the Defense Department, including $606.5 billion in base discretionary funding, $17 billion more than last year. 
This is the first of three expected “minibus” bills House Republicans are expected to take up in the coming weeks in response to the Trump administration’s calls for less spending and criticism of hastily passed omnibus bills. 
Capt. John Murray, the CEO of Port Canaveral, called these funds a big win for the region. 
Most Republicans in the Florida delegation kept away from the matter on Tuesday but there was one prominent exception.
With better targeting of funds and sensible limits on truck size, taxpayers can have an easier time paying down America’s looming transportation bills without raising gasoline taxes.