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Cory Booker, Marco Rubio Want Feds to Research U.S. Stillbirth Rate

Last week, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act.” The bill “aims to reduce and better understand the alarmingly high U.S. stillbirth...

Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Help Haiti After Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.., joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, and other senators in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their deep concern with the political unrest and security...

Marco Rubio Calls on State Department to Protect Religious Freedom in Algeria

Rubio joined U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Ben Cardin, D-Mary., in sending a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Antony Blinken requesting that the U.S. Department of State take action against coordinated and discriminatory treatment toward members of religious minority groups in Algeria, including Protestant Christians and the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Call On Antony Blinken To Protect Uyghurs and Other Minorities...

Other signers included U.S. Sens. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Dick Durbin, D-Ill. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tim Kaine, D-Va, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, Jim Moran, R-Kansas, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Tex, Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., and Brian Schatz, D-Mich.
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Ashley Moody: Number of Police Officers Killed in Line of Duty Doubled in 2020

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody noted the number of police officers killed in the line of duty increased in 2020. “According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, the number of law enforcement line-of-duty...

Marco Rubio Calls Out Saudi Arabia for Holding Women as Political Prisoners

Rubio joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the top Democrat on the committee, in a letter to the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. on the matter. 

Marco Rubio Urges Trump Administration To Sanction Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called on the Trump administration to impose sanctions on senior commanders of Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), which has reportedly killed more than 400 people extrajudicially since 2015.

Donald Trump Signs Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act Backed by Rick Scott, Ashley Moody

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, teamed up in May to introduce the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., cosponsored the proposal.

Donald Trump Signs Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Bill Creating Commission on the Social Status...

During their time as state legislators in Tallahassee, Rubio and Wilson worked on a similar proposal to create the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
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Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Proposed Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and...

In July 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on the proposal to create the commission which would be under the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Office and “would recommend policies to improve current government programs.”  The new commission will have 19 members which “will include congressional lawmakers, executive branch appointees, issue experts, activists, and other stakeholders who will examine social disparities affecting black men and boys in America.” The new commission will offer recommendations to Congress and the federal government. 

With Backing of Rick Scott, Ashley Moody, Congress Passes Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, teamed up in May to introduce the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., cosponsored the proposal which is now headed to President Donald Trump’s desk. 
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Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Proposed Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and...

In July 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on the proposal to create the commission which would be under the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Office and “would recommend policies to improve current government programs.” 
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