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Kat Cammack, Al Lawson Lead Florida Delegation Urging EPA to Approve Pesticide Used for...

Last week, U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., and Al Lawson, D-Fla., led a bipartisan letter with members of the Florida congressional delegation to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting an expeditious approval of...

Marco Rubio Continues Fight for New Home Loan Program for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Teachers

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., doubled down on his support of “a new home loan assistance program that makes homeownership more accessible to first responders, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill Expanding Childhood Cancer Research Gaining Traction in Congress

Backed by members of the Florida delegation, the “Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0“ is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in the spring of 2021, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced the proposal...

Florida Congressional Reps Want Algal Blooms Included in Major Disaster Declarations

Last week, U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds led members of the Florida congressional delegation in championing the “Protecting Communities from Harmful Algal Blooms Act." The would allow “the inclusion of ‘algal blooms’ to the applicability of...

Al Lawson: $1.5 Trillion Spending Package Will Help North Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., showcased $14,894,171 in Community Project Funding for the district included in the $1.5 trillion package passed by Congress last week. This funding, included in the appropriations government funding...

Al Lawson Continues to Push More SNAP Benefits for College Students

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., continues to go to bat for the “Student Food Security Act” from U.S. Rep. Jahna Hayes, D-Ct., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. The bill, which was introduced in May, will “address...

Al Lawson Brings Back Small Business Debt Collection Protection Bill

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., brought back his “Small Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act” which he has championed in recent years. The bill extends protections under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to...
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Al Lawson Wants to Know About Problems at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in...

This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., led more than 60 members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about delayed visa applications processing and congressional response times...

Rick Scott Ready to Stand Against Carolyn Maloney’s Postal Service Reform Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., signaled his opposition to the “Postal Service Reform Act” which passed the U.S. House earlier this month. Over in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, the...

Al Lawson: More than $12 Million in Federal Funds Headed to North Florida Airports

Last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced that more than $12 million in federal funding will be allocated to airports in his district over the next five years under the Infrastructure Investment and...

Jacksonville’s Congressmen Take Up Marco Rubio’s ‘Keep Children and Families Safe From Lead Hazards...

Jacksonville’s congressmen--U.S. Reps. Al Lawson, D-Fla., and John Rutherford, R-Fla.--took up U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., proposal “which would direct the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to identify and remediate risk...

Marco Rubio, Florida Congressional Reps Want CMS to Protect Access to Advanced Cancer Treatment

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., led a bipartisan group of Florida congressional members in writing a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure urging the agency to...
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