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Marco Rubio Asks Joe Biden About Plans to Create a ‘Disinformation Governance Board’

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker of Mississippi, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, Mike Crapo and Jim Risch of Idaho and Ted Cruz of...

Florida’s Senators Back the ‘NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act’

With the support of U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act.” The bill would extend NASA’s enhanced use lease (EUL) authority for...

Marco Rubio: We Need to Delay Hiking Rates on Most NFIP Policyholders

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to delay its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Risk Rating 2.0 rollout until September 30,...

Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”
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Rick Scott Champions the Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act” to “ensure no American taxpayer dollars with be authorized to the territory of Gaza until the president certifies to Congress that these funds can be spent without benefitting terrorist organizations.”
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Florida’s Senators, GOP House Members Urge FDA to Crack Down on Chemical Abortions

Last week, Republican members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill joined U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and more than 100 GOP colleagues from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to send...

Marco Rubio Continues to Push to Let States Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent

Back in March 2019, Rubio, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and other Florida Republicans, brought back a proposal making DST permanent across the country.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Bring Back Proposal to Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent in...

With Americans planning to adjust their clocks this weekend, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--to allow states to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent.

Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

The bill stops automatic voter registration in federal elections and would have citizenship verifications and Social Security Numbers used to register to vote in federal elections. Scott’s proposal would also ensure that only voters can return ballots and would have states send absentee ballots to only voters who request one. The bill would also ensure ballot-counting does not pause until finished. 

Florida’s Senators Urge Pentagon to Commit to Navy Shipbuilding Requirements

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., sent a letter to U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks requesting that the department assert its commitment to the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding requirements to ensure America stands ready to deter Chinese provocations and to safeguard the future of freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region.

Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Department be More Flexible With CARES Act Relief Funds

Other signers of the letter include U.S. Sens. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, John Barrasso, R-Wy., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., James Lankford, R-Okla., and James Risch, R-Idaho.

Marco Rubio Backs Proposal to Expand AmeriCorps to Help the Nation Recover From Coronavirus...

The bill “would double the number of AmeriCorps positions available this year to 150,000 and provide a total of 600,000 service opportunities nationwide over the next three years to unemployed youth and others looking to assist their communities” and the “positions could support a variety of response and recovery efforts based on community needs, including expanding food pantry capacity, mentoring and tutoring at-risk students, bridging health inequities by expanding access to COVID-19 screening and testing, and more.