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House Committee Passes BrIan Mast’s Northern Estuaries Restoration Plan, $100 Million for Estuary Protection

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., advanced seven pieces of legislation to address water quality and water infrastructure needs in Florida as part of the “Water Resources Development Act.” The biennial piece of legislation,...

Marco Rubio, Brian Mast Get South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act Through Congress

With the entire Florida delegation behind it, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Brian Mast’s, R-Fla., “South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act” this week on a 412-7 vote. Three Democrats and four Republicans opposed the...

Florida Republicans Divide as House Passes Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat's, D-NY, “Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act.” The bill authorizes almost $75 million a year for the next five years “to improve security cooperation with...

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...

Brian Mast Wants Army Corps of Engineers to Take on Harmful Algal Blooms

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., brought out the “Northern Estuaries Restoration Plan (NERP).” The bill will “force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take action to address harmful algal blooms and end...

Vern Buchanan Calls on White House to Protect Intellectual Property of Companies With COVID...

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., showcased a letter he led to President Joe Biden, calling on the White House to “halt its plan to waive intellectual property (IP) protections for U.S. companies”...
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Brian Mast Wants to Honor July 20 as Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Last week, U.S. Reps. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., introduced a resolution to designate July 20, 2022 as “Glioblastoma Awareness Day.” Glioblastoma is the most aggressive, difficult to treat and deadly brain tumor...
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Rick Scott Wants to Make Sure President Can’t Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s, R-WV, proposal “to clarify the president cannot use climate change as the basis to declare a national emergency.” Capito...

Cory Booker, Marco Rubio Want Feds to Research U.S. Stillbirth Rate

Last week, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act.” The bill “aims to reduce and better understand the alarmingly high U.S. stillbirth...

Congress Passes Amy Klobuchar’s, Lois Frankel’s Bill to Honor Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader...

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., got their proposal to honor former U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor with statues in Capitol Hill has...
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Brian Mast: Time to Drop Charges Against Marines Charges With Killing in Kurdistan

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., called on the leader of U.S. Military Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) to drop manslaughter charges against U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) special forces operators who were forced...
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Brian Mast Offers Bill to Cut Down on Surprise Medical Bills for Veterans

Last week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., offered a proposal “protect veterans and their families from unexpected medical bills in the case of a health emergency.” Mast introduced the “Extending Notification Deadline (END) Act” which...
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