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Gus Bilirakis Wants U.S. Schools to Teach About the Armenian Genocide

Last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, to propose the “Armenian Genocide Education Act.” The bill is modeled after the “Never Again Education Act” which Congress passed...

Gus Bilirakis, Carolyn Maloney Bring Back Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices...

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, continue to champion the “Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act” which they have worked on in recent sessions. Maloney reintroduced the bill...

Rick Scott Ready to Stand Against Carolyn Maloney’s Postal Service Reform Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., signaled his opposition to the “Postal Service Reform Act” which passed the U.S. House earlier this month. Over in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, the...

Florida Congresswoman Tapped to Help Lead the Americans Abroad Caucus

This week, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, announced that U.S. Rep. María Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Dina Titus, D-Nev., are joining her as co-chairs of the Americans Abroad Caucus on Capitol Hill. Maloney and U.S....

Florida Congressmen Want Oversight and Reform Committee to Have Hearing on the Crisis at...

Republicans on the committee, including U.S. Reps. Byron Donalds and Scott Franklin of Florida, sent a letter to Maloney on the matter this week.

Lois Frankel Urges VA to Expedite New Benefits for Vietnam Veterans Impacted by Agent...

Other signers include U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, R-PR, Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, and Darren Soto, D-Fla.

Gus Bilirakis Wants the United Kingdom to Return the Elgin Marbles to Greece

Bilirakis and Maloney co-founded and currently both lead the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues. With Greece celebrating the bicentennial of its independence from the Ottoman Empire, Bilirakis brought out a resolution to honor it last week.

Gus Bilirakis Introduces Resolution Honoring Bicentennial of Greek Independence

The grandson of Greek immigrants himself, Bilirakis pointed out that almost two million Americans claim Greek ancestry.

John Rutherford, Carolyn Maloney Will Lead Congressional Crohn’s and Colitis Caucus

Rutherford is following in the footsteps of another First Coast Republican. Former U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., was a co-chair of the caucus during his decade and a half on Capitol Hill. 

Florida Congressmen Urge Mike Pompeo to Push Back on Turkey’s Attempt to Partition Cyprus

Other signers of the letter include U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, R-Fla., Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Chris Smith, R-NJ. 

Party Lines Mostly Hold in Florida Delegation as House Backs Sending $25 Million to...

Every Democrat from the Sunshine State voted in favor of the proposal and they were joined by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla. Other Republicans from the Florida delegation voted against the proposal though Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Ross Spano and Greg Steube did not vote. 

Florida Elected Officials Continue to Champion Expanding Education Focused on Holocaust, Ocoee Massacre

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, to mandate “a uniformed statewide Holocaust education curriculum and education on the Ocoee Election Day massacre of 1920 in Florida’s public schools”