Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to replace members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) after their decision to shift billions of dollars from the Thrift Savings Plan retirement fund to an index fund that includes Chinese companies.
One of the most active liberal groups in the Sunshine State threw its support behind U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., presidential bid.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s, R-Fla., proposal to offer more transparency on prescription drug prices is picking up some traction on Capitol Hill.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with other members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to introduce a proposal to help a diplomatic situation to the continued conflict in Libya by imposing sanctions on key individuals and countering Russia influence in that North African nation.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., who served as chief of the Orlando Police Department, brought out the “Technology in Criminal Justice Act" which “would help state and local law enforcement modernize their digital evidence procedures and equip them with the resources, knowledge, and support to access, decipher, and use data when they have legal authority to do so.” U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., who served as sheriff of Duval County, is a cosponsor.
When he challenged longtime U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., in the Republican primary back in 2012, Yoho said he would serve only four terms in Congress. But Yoho has been weighing running for a fifth term and a new poll shows him in excellent shape if he decides to run again.
The agreement will help “maintain relations that promote international commerce and economic development.” Right now, Mexico is Florida’s second-largest trade partner, doing almost $11 billion in business last year, up 8.3 percent from 2017.