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Charlie Crist Wants to Reform Criminal Justice Treatment Programs for Veterans

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, to bring back the “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act" which “would enhance state and local veteran treatment court programs that support the unique needs of veterans who find themselves in the criminal justice system.”
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Al Lawson Champions Bill to Bring More Veterans into Agriculture

Lawson and U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., teamed up last week to bring out a bill ensuring more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships are available to veterans. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., is also backing the bill. 
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Al Lawson Shapes the Farm Bill to Help HBCUs

Lawson expanded on how the Farm Bill helps land grant universities and HBCUs, noting how $400 million of the $867 billion included in the legislation will help students. 

Florida Delegation Pushes Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi for Aid to Agriculture Hit by Hurricane...

At the end of last week, representatives from Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia wrote to retiring U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is expected to take over as speaker in January, on the matter, calling for agricultural assistance from the federal government by the end of the year. 

Lois Frankel Takes Aim at Betty DeVos Over Title IX

First elected to Congress in 2012 after a long career in Florida politics including leading Democrats in the state House and serving two terms as mayor of West Palm Beach, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is one of the leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) and she is using that position to take aim at the Trump administration. 
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Al Lawson Goes to Bat for Neal Dunn’s Hurricane Michael Tax Relief Act

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Neil Dunn, R-Fla., unveiled the “Hurricane Michael Tax Relief Act” to help Floridians still recovering from last month’s hurricane which devastated the Panhandle.
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Neal Dunn Champions Tax Relief for Floridians Hurt by Hurricane Michael

On Friday, Dunn unveiled the “Hurricane Michael Tax Relief Act” to help Floridians still recovering from last month’s hurricane. 
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