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Val Demings, Haiti Caucus: ‘Travel to Haiti is Not Safe’

With 17 missionaries kidnapped by a criminal gang in Haiti this weekend, the co-chairs of the U.S. House Haiti Caucus weighed in this week. U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., currently running for the Democratic nomination...
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Michael Waltz Introduces Resolution Condemning, Censuring AOC, Omar, Tlaib, Pressely

This week, a congressman from the Sunshine State introduced “censure resolution condemning and censuring” four Democrats in the U.S. House “for defending foreign terrorist organizations and using rhetoric which contributed to anti-Semitic attacks across...

Val Demings Helps Launch House Haiti Caucus

Demings teamed up with U.S. Reps. Yvette Clark, D-NY, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Andy Levin, D-Mich., to form the caucus. 
student loans

Al Lawson Wants Feds to Forgive Student Loans for Americans Making Less Than $100,000...

Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.

Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Want Joe Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt Up...

Backers of the proposal noted that more than 43 million Americans have $1.6 trillion in federal student loan debts.
Front doors to small business

Al Lawson, Alcee Hastings Back Proposal Giving Small Businesses, Non-Profits Grants Up to $250k

The bill would also send $300 million to organizations helping small business owners; $50 million for minority business centers which will be used to offer technical and online training; and another $50 million for centers supporting small businesses and businesses owned by women.
credit report

Al Lawson’s, AOC’s, Tlaib’s Bill Reforming How Companies Use Credit Reports in Hiring Gains...

At the start of the month, Lawson introduced the “Restricting Credit Checks for Employment Decisions Act" which cleared the U.S. House Financial Services Committee last week.