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Investors Want Companies to Focus More on Business, Less On Politics

A recent poll by Echelon Insights finds that most investors in the U.S. want the companies they are supporting to focus more on making money and less on getting involved in the political realm. The...

Marco Rubio Introduces the No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act.” Rubio’s office offered some of the details of the proposal. “The bill would prohibit employers from deducting expenses related...

Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Have Labor Department Investigate Amazon

Pointing to a report from the New York Times, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged President Joe Biden to have the U.S. Department of Labor investigate Amazon. The New York Times report found...
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Some Businesses Stop Marijuana and Drug Testing Because of Labor Shortage

Because of a nationwide labor shortage, several companies are putting a halt to drug testing for new job applicants. Recently, NBC News highlighted business either temporary or permanently putting a stop to marijuana testing for...
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Marco Rubio Wants to Know Why Amazon Pulled Book From Conservative Writer

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Mike Braun, R-Ind., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, is sending a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos after the company removed the book “When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment” by conservative scholar Ryan Anderson from the Amazon website, Kindle, and Audible platforms.
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Marco Rubio on SolarWinds Hack: ‘Many Concerning Aspects to This Operation That Raise Significant...

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence convened an open hearing to examine the SolarWinds hack.
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Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Write Jeff Bezos, Wanting Information on Amazon’s Ties to Chinese...

Dahua Technology is a Chinese company that has reportedly developed facial recognition software to recognize and report the detection of Uyghur Muslims to Chinese authorities, facilitating the Chinese government’s ongoing genocide and other crimes against humanity against the Uyghur people.
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Jimmy Patronis Warns Floridians About Scammers Pretending to be Apple and Amazon

Consumers concerned about their accounts should contact the company through a verified customer support number or website.

Amazon Plans to Build a New Fulfillment Center in Palm Beach County

The new center will be in Jupiter which communities across the Sunshine State--Miami, Jacksonville, Davenport, Orlando, Ruskin and Lakeland--in having Amazon fulfillment and sortation centers. Amazon's new center will be in the Palm Beach Park of Commerce which is west of I-95.

Rick Scott Calls on Online Retailers to Have Merchants Display Country of Origin Labeling

Following a recent push from the Indian government, Amazon Inc. and Walmart’s Flipkart voluntarily agreed to require merchants to prominently display the country of origin for all goods sold online in India, and Scott is encouraging all online retailers to voluntarily do the same in the United States.

Matt Gaetz Joins Bipartisan Letter Urging Jeff Bezos to Testify Before Congress

Last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., joined several other members of the U.S House Judiciary Committee in calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to appear before the committee to testify about competition concerns relating to Amazon's business practices.

Ashley Moody Issues Subpoenas Over Allegations of Price Gouging by Third-Party Sellers on Amazon

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issued more than 40 subpoenas to third-party sellers in Florida accused of price gouging on essential commodities through accounts on Amazon.