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Rick Scott Calls for a Senate Committee Hearing on Southern Border Crisis

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Republican colleagues wrote a letter to U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., the chairman of the U.S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee,...

Vern Buchanan Calls on House Leadership to Do More Against Fentanyl

Authorities have already intercepted 4,241 pounds of the deadly drug this calendar year – a 365 percent increase over the same period in 2020. Furthermore, fentanyl seizures have been increasing since 2018.

Rick Scott Offers Resolution to Honor Customs and Border Protection Agents

Republican U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Josh Hawley of Missouri, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and James Lankford of Oklahoma co-sponsored the resolution.

Florida’s Senators: Biden Has Suspended Border Wall Funds, Construction Without Lawful Justification

“On January 20th, in one of the first official acts of his presidency, Joseph Biden suspended border wall construction and ordered a freeze of funds provided by Congress for that purpose,” the senators wrote.

Rick Scott Wants Answers From the Biden Administration on Immigration

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas and U.S. Health and Human Services Acting Sec. Norris Cochran requesting additional information on the scope of the border emergency.

Ross Spano Praises Customs and Border Protection’s, ICE’s Efforts to Secure the Border

While he is a top target for Democrats next year, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is showing no signs of backing down on immigration.

News From Around Florida

Frederica Wilson doesn’t trust border patrol agents around teenage girls, plastic and Styrofoam cup ban has been approved in St. Augustine Beach, and will recreational marijuana be on the Florida 2020 ballot?

34,709 Recent Crimes Committed by Illegal Aliens: Where’s the News Coverage?

In the politically-divided US, the highest scores given news media were 61 for perspective, a low 58 for balance, just 56 for accuracy, and a very low 47 for fairness.