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Rick Scott Showcases Bills He’ll Champion on Capitol Hill

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his agenda for the 117th Congress as he moves into the middle of his first term.
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Florida Congressional Republicans Call on Senate Committee to Press Biden Appointees on Cuba, Venezuela

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and new U.S. Reps. Carlo Gimenez, R-Fla., and Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the incoming chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the current chairman and slated to remain the top Republican on it, on the matter. 
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Florida’s Senators Back Mike Pompeo Putting Cuba Back on State Sponsor of Terrorism List

U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement this week as the Trump administration manages through its final days. 
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Mario Diaz-Balart: ‘In Cuba, the Pro-Democracy Movement is Growing’

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., took to the House floor to weigh in on the ongoing repression and human rights abuses in Cuba.
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Cuban Regime Frees Silverio Portal Contreras After Florida Delegation Rallied for His Release

Back in October, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., introduced the resolution and rounded up almost a dozen members of the Florida delegation behind it. 
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Marco Rubio Brings Out Bill to Force More Restrictions, Tougher Standards on TikTok, WeChat

Last week, Rubio brought out the  “Adversarial Platform Prevention (APP) Act” which “would establish a set of data protection and censorship related standards and restrictions that must be met by high-risk foreign software...in order to legally operate in the United States.” Rubio’s bill would have warning labels on those programs and apps and ensure there are annual public disclosures from the companies running them.
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Rick Scott Calls on Business Leaders to Refuse to Work With Cuban Regime

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent an open letter calling on business leaders around the world to support those fighting for freedom and democracy, and refuse to do business with the Cuban regime. The international business community must unite against dangerous dictators and put human rights above profits.
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