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Party Lines Hold Up in Florida Delegation as House Passes Inflation Reduction Act

At the end of last week, the U.S. House passed the “Inflation Reduction Act” backed by Democrats on a party lines vote. The measure, which includes more than $700 billion in spending, cleared the U.S....

Stephanie Murphy, John Rutherford Want NOAA to Suspend Closing Red Snapper Fishing in South...

U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and John Rutherford led a congressional letter to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Richard Spinrad, asking him “to suspend further consideration of area closures in the South...

With Strong Support From Florida Delegation, House Increases Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

This week, the U.S. House passed a proposal from U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Va., to reauthorize the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program for five years, increasing the funding to $25 million annually,...

House Passes Darren Soto’s Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Act With Strong Support...

Two congressmen from the Sunshine State scored a win last week as their proposal to help protect a river in Florida passed the U.S. House. In July 2021, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced the...
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Bill Posey, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson, Louie Gohmert Ask FDA About COVID Vaccines for...

This week, U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., teamed up with Texas Republicans U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Louie Gohmert in writing the administrator of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about its Emergency...

Marco Rubio, Brian Mast Help Shape Burn Pit Legislation

This week, the U.S. Senate passed the “Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act” (Honoring our PACT Act) to change how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) handles the cases of veterans...

USDA Sending More than $35 Million to Help Rural Businesses, Including Hotels, in Florida

Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Sec. Tom Vilsack announced that more than $35 million in federal funds is headed to Florida. The funds are part of $770 million from the USDA going to...

Republicans in Florida Delegation Split Over Sending $39.8 Billion in Assistance to Ukraine

This week, Republicans in the Florida delegation divided as the U.S. House passed a proposal from U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., authorizing $39.8 billion in additional assistance to Ukraine as the Russian invasion of...

Florida GOP Congressmen Back Bill to Have Parental Consent for Teaching About Gender, Sexual...

Republican members of the Florida congressional delegation are backing U.S. Rep. Jefferson Van Drew’s, R-NJ, “My Child, My Choice Act.” The proposal “requires a teacher to get written consent from parents any time a lesson...

Florida Delegation Wants Space Force’s STARCOM Located at Cape Canaveral

The Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Sec. Frank...

Florida Delegation: Time for Feds to Track Veterans Healthcare Complaints

In recent days, four members of the Florida delegation--U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Shelia Cherifulus-McCormick, D-Fla., Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., and Dan Webster--have thrown their support behind U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., “Patient Advocate Tracker...

Bill Posey, Ashley Moody Want States to Have More of a Role in Fighting...

Last week, two Florida Republicans--U.S. Rep. Bill Posey and state Attorney General Ashley Moody--championed a proposal to give states more of a role in fighting illegal immigration. Posey introduced a bill to “allow state officials...
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