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Florida Delegation Urges U.S. Trade Rep About EU Tariff’s Impact on Grapefruits

Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Reps. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., wrote a letter to Acting U.S. Trade Representative, Maria Pagan, expressing concerns over retaliatory tariffs placed by the European Union (EU) on U.S. agricultural products, particularly Florida grapefruits.
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Florida Delegation Divides on Party Lines Over Trump’s Handling of Iran

“The goal of U.S. policy is an Iran that is prosperous and lives in harmony with its neighbors and the world,” Rubio insisted. “But this will require its clerical leaders to abandon their nuclear weapons ambition; and end their support of violence and terrorism."

Florida Delegation Looks to Close Loophole Used By Terrorist Behind NAS Pensacola Attack

Crist introduced the “Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act” and his office offered some of the rationale behind the proposal.

Florida Democrats Support, Sunshine State Republicans Divide on Budget Votes

The U.S. House passed $1.4 trillion in appropriations, including $738 billion for defense, this week with Democrats from Florida backing the proposals while Republicans from the Sunshine State divided on them.

Florida Congressmen Champion the Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act

Three members of the Florida delegation are championing a proposal to have state courts notify the federal government when guardians are removed in order to keep them from collecting Social Security benefits.

Charlie Crist Wants Congressional Hearing on Unsafe Military Housing

Crist voiced his continued concern for the health and safety of military families, including those residing at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, as they suffer from unsafe living conditions in poorly maintained family housing.

Facebook, Florida Congressional Representatives Back Stop Opioid Silence Campaign

The campaign was created by Facebook and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids‭ and ‬Center on Addiction‭ and has the support of ‬six members of the state’s congressional delegation.