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Florida Delegation Marks 200th Anniversary of U.S. Relations With Colombia

Members of the Florida delgation are lining up behind a resolution “commemorating the 200thanniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Colombia.” Last week, U.S. Reps. Albio Sires, D-NJ, and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who...

Carlos Gimenez Announces $23.7 Million in Federal Funds for South Florida

U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla, announced last week that his congressional office secured over $23.7 million in funding for Florida’s 26th Congressional District. Each community project funding request submitted by Gimenez’s office was approved. “One of...

Florida Republicans Join Bill Cassidy to Ensure U.S. Exports More Liquified Natural Gas

This week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., brought out the “Small-Scale LNG Access Act” which is being championed in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. According to Cassidy’s office, the bill would...

Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Divide on $1.5 Trillion Spending Package

This week, the U.S. House passed a package of government funding bills totaling around $1.5 trillion. The package funds the federal government through September. While the package represents a win for Democrats in charge of...

Scott Franklin Introduces Bill Banning Importing Oil From Venezuela

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., brought out a bill “to prohibit the importation of all petroleum products originating from Venezuela.” Franklin’s “Prohibiting Oil Trade with Venezuela’s Tyrant Act” has more than 20 Republican...

Florida GOP Congressmen Take Aim at Reports Biden Working With Venezuela to Get More...

This week, Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Díaz-Balart, Byron Donalds, Scott Franklin, Carlos Giménez and Dan Webster sent a letter to the Biden administration, amid reports that it is courting the Venezuelan regime for...
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Florida Republicans Push Bill Ending Vaccination Requirement for Canadian, Mexican Truckers

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., introduced the “Terminating Reckless and Unnecessary Checks Known to Erode Regular Shipping (TRUCKERS) Act” this week. The bill “would eliminate the proof of vaccination...

Marco Rubio, Carlos Gimenez Champion the South Florida Ecosystem Enhancement Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., showcased their proposed “South Florida Ecosystem Enhancement Act.” The bill, which they introduced last week, will “reauthorize and reform the South Florida...

On Capitol Hill, Carlos Gimenez Champions the Combating Communism Act

Last week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., showcased the “Combating Communism Act" which he introduced at the end of last month. “The legislation directs the Department of State to create a Special Envoy to retool...

South Florida Republicans Call on Joe Biden to Reinstate Consular Services in Cuba

At the end of last week, South Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Gimenez and Maria Elvira Salazar sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting that his administration take all possible measures...

Kat Cammack Unveils the Human Trafficking Awareness Training Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., brought out the "Human Trafficking Awareness Training Act.” The congresswoman’s office noted that her bill “expands the availability of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers' (FLETC) human trafficking...

Senate Passes Resolution Backed by Florida Delegation Supporting Cuban Democracy Activists

This week, the U.S. Senate passed without opposition a resolution from U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., “supporting José Daniel Ferrer and other Cuban democracy activists, and condemning the brutal torture, unjust imprisonment and severe...
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