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Vern Buchanan Plans to Use New Subcommittee Post to Focus on Medicare, Telehealth

Now the top Republican to lead the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Health Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., weighed in on what he wants to do in his new post. Buchanan took over...

Ron DeSantis: Military and Defense Industry Supports 860,000 Jobs Across Florida

Last week, showcasing a new economic analysis, Gov. Ron DeSantis noted the important role the military plays in Florida’s economy. According to the governor’s office, “Florida’s military and defense industry supported more than 860,000 jobs...

Rick Scott, Gus Bilirakis Want Social Media Platforms to Do More to Tackle Opioid...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., sent a letter to the executives of Meta Platforms, Inc., WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snap Inc. and TikTok requesting information about...

Florida’s Senators Back Navy, FDOT Joint Corridor Project to Allow Public Access to NAS...

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--sent a letter to U.S. Navy Sec. Carlos Del Toro to express support for a joint corridor project between the U.S. Navy and the...

Michael Waltz: Time to Remove Tax-Exempt Status from the International Olympic Committee

This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to change the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and remove the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its tax-exempt status. Waltz brought out the “Irresponsible Olympic...

Nikki Fried: UF Presidential Search Must be Nonpartisan and Transparent

This week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wrote to the University of Florida Board of Trustees regarding the need for a nonpartisan, transparent, ethical search for the university’s next president. Fried also expressed reservations regarding...

Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick Takes Seat in Congress But Some Old Foes Already Running Against Her

This week, U.S. Rep. Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., took her seat in Congress but some old foes are already lining up against her. “Today is for all of us - a testament to what God can...
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