This week, the two South Florida congressional representatives who help co-chair the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, backed a resolution condemning the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 people at the end of last month.
There is no U.S. Senate seat up in the Sunshine State in 2020 and few of the U.S. House races in Florida look competitive this far out.
Thanks to rising homeless populations in 19 states--and a 3 percent increase in New York City--the number of homeless people rose in 2018.
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.
Rubio and Feinstein introduced the “State Flexibility for Family First Transitions Act” which will “extend waivers for states receiving Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, the entitlement that pays for foster care and adoption, to allow for greater funding and flexibility for foster care and child welfare recipients beyond the current federal baseline.”
The Kissimmee Democrat and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. have joined together to file a bill which would allow Venezuelan nationals to file for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) which would allow them to remain in the U.S. until that South American country’s political situation is sorted out.
The task force is a hub for coordinating drug interdiction efforts, not only between several American law enforcement agencies, but also among our partner nations in the region dedicated to stopping the trafficking of illicit drugs and dismantling of illicit and converging threat networks in support of national and hemispheric security.
In her first meeting on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, freshman U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., called for more investments in South Florida.
In just the third and fourth quarters of last year, there were around $166.4 billion in student loan delinquencies that have been in default for 90 days or more.
The two Florida Republicans are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to ensure Congress plays a role if the Trump administration decides to help Saudi Arabia with its efforts to achieve nuclear weapons.