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Democrats in Florida Delegation Want DOJ to Expand Investigation of Jeffrey Epstein Death, Plea...

Florida Democrat U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Ted Deutch and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell joined U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., in writing Barr on the matter. 

Lois Frankel Rounds Up Democrats Wanting House to Investigate Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal, Suicide

A congresswoman from the Sunshine State is leading the Democratic Women’s Caucus in calling for the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee and the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to investigate Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide and a plea deal he made back in 2008.
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Florida Officials React to Jeffrey Epstein’s Death

Officials across the Sunshine State reacted to Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide this past weekend.
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Ron DeSantis: FDLE, Not Palm Beach Sheriff, Will Take Over Jeffrey Epstein Investigation

After getting a letter from Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw on the matter, on Tuesday, DeSantis issued an Executive Assignment of the case from Palm Beach County to the State Attorney for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. DeSantis also asked the FDLE to look into previous investigations of Epstein and the plea agreement.
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State Senator Wants Ron DeSantis to Examine Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Over Jeffrey...

Epstein, a financier and registered sex offender, was arrested earlier this month on federal charges for sex trafficking of minors in two states including Florida. He served time more than a decade ago in Florida for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution and served 13 months which included work release despite officials finding more than 30 victims.

South Florida Congresswomen Want Alexander Acosta to Leave Trump Cabinet Over Role in Jeffrey...

A growing number of Republicans--including White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney--are also pushing Trump to remove Acosta.

Francis Rooney Calls for Cutting Federal Regulations on Travel Agencies

Back in May 2017, Rooney brought out the “Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act” which, according to the congressman’s office, rolls back regulations “which would remove a regulatory block and strike travel agencies from the blacklist that prohibits them from utilizing an exemption from federal overtime rules.

Democrats in the Florida Delegation Want Donald Trump to Fire Alexander Acosta

“This despicable unjust plea deal that was arranged by Acosta showed no respect for the suffering of the victims and credible accounts of human trafficking and was a clear abuse of power for political gain,” the representatives wrote.
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Marco Rubio: Congress Needs to Pass Bill to Help Panhandle After Hurricane Michael Soon

On Wednesday, Rubio urged Congress to pass a disaster supplemental bill for communities in North Florida impacted by Hurricane Michael last month. 
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Marco Rubio Calls on Feds to Extend Unemployment Deadlines for Hurricane Michael

Rubio wrote U.S. Labor Sec. Alexander Acosta on the matter on Friday, calling on him to  “approve the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s request to extend the deadline for individuals to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), as a result of Hurricane Michael.”

Francis Rooney Goes to Bat for Travel Agencies

Rooney brought out the “Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act" which rolls back regulations that have been in place since the Nixon administration. 
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