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Florida Delegation Wants to Rename Street in Front of Cuban Embassy After Democracy Activist

The Florida delegation on Capitol Hill is backing a proposal to change the name of the street outside of the Cuban Embassy in Washington to “Oswaldo Payá Way.” Back in June, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio,...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill for the U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in...

A proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021” backed by almost every members of the Florida delegation was sent to...

South Florida Republicans Urge Pelosi to Let House Vote on Bill Targeting Ortega Regime...

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill are calling on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to bring Sen. Bob Menendez’s, D-NJ, and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires’, D-NJ, proposal “to strategically align the...

Florida’s Senators Want to Impose Sanctions on Daniel Ortega as Nicaraguan Regime Jails Opponents

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by 14 of his Senate colleagues, including Florida’s two U.S. senators, to draw attention to the Ortega regime’s...

Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Help Haiti After Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.., joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, and other senators in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their deep concern with the political unrest and security...

Marco Rubio: State Department Should Reveal Human Rights Abusers Barred From Entering the U.S.

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin brought out the “Revealing and Explaining Visa Exclusions for Accountability and Legitimacy (REVEAL) Act” with Rubio as a co-sponsor. They noted that, as of now, the White House and U.S. State Department “generally keeps the identities of these individuals confidential, preventing public ‘naming and shaming’ that would increase the deterrent effect of visa sanctions.”

Marco Rubio Calls on State Department to Protect Religious Freedom in Algeria

Rubio joined U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Ben Cardin, D-Mary., in sending a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Antony Blinken requesting that the U.S. Department of State take action against coordinated and discriminatory treatment toward members of religious minority groups in Algeria, including Protestant Christians and the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. 

Marco Rubio Calls on IACHR to Finish Investigation of Death of Cuban Human Rights...

Rubio joined U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Bob Menendez, D-NJ, Mark Warner, D-Va., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in urging the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to complete its investigation of Cuban human rights advocate Oswaldo Payá, who died nearly nine years ago, without further delay.

Florida Delegation Backed Bill for the U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in...

A proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021” backed by the Florida delegation is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in...

Florida Congresswoman Wants to Reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise

Last week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY, introduced the “Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise Act” with Salazar, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., and U.S. Rep. Young Kim, R-Calif., as co-sponsors. The bill “would reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise (ICWBE), a U.S. government entity charged with coordinating federal resources to help women-owned businesses grow and succeed.”

Florida’s Senators Want to Rename Street in Front of Cuban Embassy After Democracy Activist

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., honored the ninth anniversary of the death of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá this week by backing a bill from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz,...

Marco Rubio Continues the Fight to Reauthorize SBA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program

“The legislation would reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program to give small businesses the opportunity to take out low-interest loans for the purpose of proactively implementing mitigation measures to protect their property from future disaster related damage,” Rubio’s office noted.
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