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Florida Delegation Wants Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Investigate Cuba

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., led members of the Florida delegation in sending a letter to Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Tania Reneaum Panszi, urging her “to direct the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to initiate an immediate investigation into the regime’s violations of the human rights of the Cuban people.” 
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Bill Posey Wants to Know if NSA is Spying on Tucker Carlson

Last week, Posey led a letter to National Security Agency (NSA) Director Paul Nakasone “demanding information on reports that the Agency illegally spied on Fox News host Tucker Carlson and planned to leak his personal emails to media outlets.”
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Florida Congressmen Call on Olympic, Paralympic Committees to Cut Down on ‘Anti-American Rhetoric’

Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Brian Mast, Bill Posey, Greg Steube and Dan Webster signed the letter. Other signers, all of which came from the GOP House minority, including U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert, R-Col., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., and Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga. 

Bill Posey: Passing the Critical Supply Chain Commission Act Will Reduce U.S. Dependence on...

U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, on a bill “ to strengthen American manufacturing supply chain resilience and reduce our dependence on foreign powers like China for...
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Florida’s Senators Bring Back American Space Commerce Act

The senators weighed in on the bill on Tuesday. After first bringing it out a year ago, Rubio brought it back at the end of last month. 

Greg Steube Pushes U.S. Citrus Protection Act, Bill Moving H-2A Visas to USDA

“Ensuring that American farmers have an advantage over foreign competition and are not burdened by counterproductive federal regulations is vital for Florida’s agricultural industry,” Steube said at the end of last week. “My team and I will continue to advocate for Florida’s farmers and ranchers as they navigate these challenges moving forward.”
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Central Florida Delegation Call on Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg to Support I-4 Expansion

U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Val Demings, D-Fla., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz R-Fla., signed the letter. 

Michael Waltz Brings Out House Version of Taxpayers and Savers Protection Act

Earlier this month, Rubio brought back the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” with the support of Scott and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Todd Young, R-Ind. The bill will ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China. Rubio first introduced the bill at the end of last year.
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Dan Webster Brings Back the Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the bill in the U.S. Senate at the end of last month. Rubio has been pushing the “Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act” since 2018 and he reintroduced it this week.
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Bill Posey Gets Bill Fighting Coastal Acidification Through the House

The bill “directs the Ocean Studies Board of National Academies to conduct a two-year study examining the science of ocean acidification and its impact on our estuaries” and will, Posey’s office insisted, “create a better understanding of coastal acidification so we can better manage and mitigate its effects on our nation’s estuaries and other natural treasures.” The bill funds the study with $1 million. 
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John Rutherford Brings Back Bill to Crack Down on Criminals Targeting Law Enforcement Officers

In recent years, Rutherford, the former sheriff of Duval County, has been championing the “Protect and Serve Act” with U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., as the main cosponsor. According to Rutherford’s office, the bill “would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.”
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Nikki Fried Backs Florida Delegation Call for U.S. Trade Rep to Protect Farmers From...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Al Lawson, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., sent a letter signed by almost 40 members of Congress to Tai on the matter.
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