Scott announced this week he was backing U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s, R-Mo., “Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act.”
The two Florida congressmen are calling on President Donald Trump to back a “permanent moratorium on oil and gas drilling and pre-leasing activity East of the Military Mission Line in the Gulf of Mexico.”
Towards the end of last week, Mast unveiled the “Hepatitis Exposure Prevention Act” (HEPA) which will “increase access to the hepatitis A vaccination by directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to administer the vaccine for free in communities designated by the governor of a state as at risk of a hepatitis A outbreak.”
Last week, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., showcased his “NIST Creation of Composite Standards Act” which has U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., as a cosponsor. Other backers include U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, and U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif.
“Last year’s disasters left damaged homes, businesses and infrastructure in their wake,” said Carson.
“The law failed to add a requirement for advisers and consultants to disclose their own conflicts of interests with the variety of creditors to whom Puerto Rico owes $123 billion,” Rubio’s office insisted.
“This critical legislation will help protect our estuaries by ensuring that we continue to study and monitor the effects of coastal acidification and I would like to thank Representatives Bonamici and Mast for their work on this issue and their important leadership in our bipartisan estuary caucus.”
Freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., who was president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, is backing the “Defending All Veterans in Education (DAVIE) Act” which, her office insisted, “closes the GI Bill loophole in federal law that allows for-profit colleges to take advantage of veterans and servicemembers.”
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., led a letter last week to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to use diplomatic pressure to raise the issue of the troubling trade and consumption of dog and cat meat and the need to condemn this harsh trade throughout the world, and specifically, in China, South Korea, Vietnam, and other Asian countries.
Rubio and Frankel wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on the matter on Monday. Besides the two members of the Florida delegation, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., led the letter.