Thursday, January 21, 2021
Dunn, a doctor based out of Panama City, served on the U.S. House Agriculture and the Veterans Affairs Committees during his first two terms. 
Diaz-Balart had led the subcommittee when the GOP controlled the chamber and was the lead Republican on it over the past two years.
Members of the Ways and Means Committee usually do not serve on other committees but Murphy was granted a waiver by the Democratic caucus. 
HUD noted the new site is “a new resource developed by the Department to help individuals and families in need to locate nearby resources.” With it, “users can search for facilities that provide shelter, clothing, health clinics, and food pantries to those in need” as it “provides mapping and contact information for these service providers and the site is optimized for mobile use.”
Crist introduced the proposal on Wednesday with the support of U.S. Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, D-Mo, and U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC. The Florida congressman praised Goodman for his actions last week when a violent mob of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol, leaving five people, including a Capitol police officer, dead. 
Rubio backed efforts from outgoing President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats to increase Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to Americans for $2,000. The U.S. Senate, which is under GOP control though the Democrats are about to take charge of the chamber, backed $600 WIPs last month. 
Since entering the U.S. market in 2009, Mexico’s market share for blueberries has skyrocketed by 2,100 percent, while Florida’s market share has decreased by 38 percent since 2015.
On a 232-197 vote, the U.S. House voted to impeach Trump as 10 Republicans joined every Democrat on Wednesday. Four members of the House--all Republicans--did not vote.
Florida’s two U.S. senators paid tribute this week to Sheldon Adelson, a prominent supporter of Israel, a major Republican donor and the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, who passed away at age 87.
U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement this week as the Trump administration manages through its final days.