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Rick Scott Wants Info from FEMA on Funds Headed to New York

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following reports that President Joe Biden is working with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, to give New York City and the state of New York $2 billion in additional FEMA emergency funding.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Pitch in to Keep Georgia Senate Seats Republican

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republican senators in throwing their support behind U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s, R-Ga., “Securing Our Elections Act.”

Barney Bishop: An Open Letter to Joe Biden; Slow Down and Allow State Ballot...

Just after Election Day as the Mainstream Media (MSM) continued to boost the chances of Joe Biden winning the presidency, the former vice president began to talk to the country calling for calm and healing. Now, he is saying that Donald Trump’s unwillingness to concede the election is “an embarrassment.”

Rick Scott Doubles Down on Support of Amy Coney Barrett

The junior senator from Florida applauded the Comey nomination in a conference call with reporters from the Sunshine State. Scott said he spoke with Trump about the possibility of naming 11th Circuit Court Judge Barbara Lagoa, who is from South Florida to the highest court in the land but added that he is happy with Barrett.

Ashley Moody Calls on Congress to Expand Funding for Crime Victims

“The recommendations will stabilize the fund’s finances and provide more flexibility to grantees who are providing services to victims and their families,” Moody’s office insisted. 

Rick Scott Tells Donald Trump: Don’t Let Democrats Use Coronavirus Relief to Enact Their...

The Florida Republican is “calling on Congress to stop laundering taxpayer money intended for coronavirus relief through inefficient federal agencies, state governments or bloated bureaucracies and instead help the families and businesses that have been directly impacted by this crisis.”

Marco Rubio Calls on Democrats to Compromise With GOP on Another Coronavirus Relief Package

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., release a message on Thursday, calling on Democrats to stop playing politics and reach a compromise with Republicans on another coronavirus relief package.

Rick Scott Looks to Bring Tax Cuts, Expanding PPE and Testing Into Coronavirus Relief...

On Thursday, even as most senators left the Beltway without a coronavirus relief agreement in place, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., proposed several amendments, trying to bring bills he previously introduced into a larger...

Marco Rubio Introduces the Air America Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., unveiled a proposal to have Air America employees who served during the Cold War have federal benefits. Rubio introduced the “Air America Act” with more than a dozen...
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Marco Rubio: Florida, Presidential Election Will Be Close But Donald Trump Will Prevail

Looking ahead to November, Rubio said he expected Trump, who beat him in the 2016 Republican primaries, to beat former Vice President Joe Biden despite the current polls.

Marco Rubio Doubles Down on Proposal to Extend Federal Child Tax Credit to Puerto...

In March 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, to unveil the “Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act” which, the Florida Republican’s office insisted, “would correct a long-standing discrepancy in the federal tax code that denies Puerto Rican families with one or two children access to a tax benefit they would otherwise be entitled to had they lived on the U.S. mainland.”

Al Lawson Calls on Congress to Include Funds for College Students in Next Coronavirus...

Lawson led a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, on the matter.