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Val Demings Showcases Federal Money Going to Repair Bridges Across Florida

Continuing her bid for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.. in November, at the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., showcased funds headed to Florida to help...
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Marco Rubio, Tammy Baldwin Bring Back Proposal to Help Infrastructure Deal With Severe Weather

Rubio is backing U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s, D-Wisc., “Built to Last Act” which they first worked on at the start of last year.

Mario Diaz-Balart Champions the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-NJ, introduced “Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act” which creates $3,000 tax credits for homeowners and $25,000 tax credits for business owners. Cosponsors include U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., and Tom Reed, R-NY.
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Marco Rubio Champions Proposal to Help Infrastructure Deal With Severe Weather

The bill would have the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) “identify a consistent, federal set of best available forward-looking metrological information." The bill would also have the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) “make that information available to standards-developing organizations, with advice and technical assistance to help ensure organizations are able to incorporate this information into standards, building codes and voluntary certifications.”
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Matt Gaetz Takes on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with the Green Real Deal

Gaetz’s office insisted his plan “recognizes that a national commitment to innovation, competitive markets, and the deployment of advanced energy technologies will help the United States as the global leader in clean energy."
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