Florida Legislature Debates Bill Letting Illegal Immigrants Get Driver’s Licenses

The state currently allows a temporary permit for some people here on either a tourist or work visa but a bill introduced by state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, would expand that to include any person living in Florida whether they are here legally or not.

Carlos Gimenez Launches Bid Against Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Gimenez entering the race is a major coup for the GOP which was looking for a high profile candidate to challenge Mucarsel-Powell. Back in 2018, Mucarsel-Powell edged U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla. While there had been buzz that he could seek a rematch, Curbelo closed the door to that possibility.
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Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Urge Hospitals to Protect U.S. Research from...

On Wednesday, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark. sent a letter to American Hospital Association President Richard Pollack requesting information on the steps they have taken to safeguard U.S. research and intellectual property from the influence of foreign adversaries, including Communist China.
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Kathy Castor, AARP Call on Senate to Pass Bill Protecting Older...

“Age discrimination affects individuals across America, but it’s a particular problem here in Florida because we have a larger percentage of older neighbors,” said Castor. “It’s an insidious problem- as you get older, you might lose your job and then it’s very difficult to get hired back. And even if you do get hired back, it’s rarely ever at the same salary level.
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Florida’s Senators, Ted Deutch Call on White House to Pressure Iran...

Last year, Rubio joined Democrat U.S. Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware, Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Bob Menendez of New Jersey to bring out the “Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-taking Accountability Act” which “cements in place programs to address hostage-taking, and gives the United States government new tools to rescue hostages and punish their captors.”
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Lois Frankel Applauds Federal Reimbursements to South Florida for Helping Protect...

Most of the funds--$3.86 million--is going to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office while the West Palm Beach Police Department is getting $57,597 and Palm Beach is getting $15,102.