When he introduced the proposal on Tuesday, Mast compared open burn pits and toxins to Agent Orange.
The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) is also backing the proposal with President David Perry saying his members believe distracted driving is a crisis in Florida.
"President Trump has been calling out the biased media for pushing the Russia collusion hoax from the very beginning. Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has vindicated the president, some liberal journalists are pretending they did nothing wrong."
Back in February, state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, and state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, brought out a bill calling on Florida to use the same definitions of anti-Semitism as the U.S. State Department does.
Forty-four years ago last week, Cambodia was taken over by the Khmer Rouge. From 1975 to 1979, in what is referred to as the Cambodian Genocide, a quarter of the country’s entire population was wiped out.
In bringing out the bill, Demings, who served as Orlando’s police chief and sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, touted her experience in law enforcement as a reason why the bill should pass.
A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll indicates the strong economy may help Trump win swing votes in states like Florida.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote acting U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Kevin McAleenan, about “reports that DHS intends to transport approximately 500 migrants per month from El Paso, Texas to both Broward and Palm Beach Counties for release pending an asylum hearing” on Thursday.
“There is nothing more American than rewarding hard work,” Rubio said. “Union bosses should not be able to arbitrarily block a performance-based raise earned by a hard-working employee.
The congresswoman pointed to a number of reasons, including how illegal immigrants in federal custody have been treated.