Friday, February 21, 2020
Following the 2018 election, new leaders will man the helm Florida. Below is a list of predictions for the Sunshine State's political news in 2019. 5. Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Núñez will emerge as a star for the Republican Party...
Finishing up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., had a successful 2018 and is increasingly one of the more prominent members of the Florida delegation despite her lack of seniority on Capitol Hill. 
Back in the summer of 2017, Rubio, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on global women’s issues, paired up with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee, to bring out the bill.
Billing himself the “rockin’ congressman" and finishing his first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., is engaged in a unique way to get his points across. 
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was the only member of the Florida delegation to vote against reauthorization. 
Rubio pointe to “the extensive history the state has as the U.S. gateway to the stars" and insited USSPACECOM is “essential to U.S. national security and to deter adversary attacks."
Lawson expanded on how the Farm Bill helps land grant universities and HBCUs, noting how $400 million of the $867 billion included in the legislation will help students. 
Defeated last month in his bid for a third term in Congress, last week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., gave an end-of-the-year address on the House Floor outlining his work on issues like climate change, immigration, gun safety, foreign policy, defense and infrastructure during his four years in Congress.
Now finishing up his first term in Congress, First Coast Republican John Rutherford ranks as one of the biggest winners in Florida politics this year. 
By a vote of 217–185, on Thursday, the U.S. House passed H.R. 695, a funding bill that prevents a partial government shutdown and offers extensive relief to communities impacted by hurricanes. The bill also provides $5 billion in funding for a border wall.