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Florida Delegation Urges EPA Not to Ban Pesticide Which Helps Strawberry Production

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill from both parties are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to not ban Thiram, a pesticide used to protect crops. At the end of last week, U.S....

Florida Delegation Wants Space Force’s STARCOM Located at Cape Canaveral

The Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Sec. Frank...

RNC Targets Four Democrats in the Florida Congressional Delegation on Tax Day

With Monday being tax day, the Republican National Committee (RNC) got busy and took aim at several Democrats in the Florida delegation. “As Floridians prepare their tax returns, they will grimace at how much more...

Greg Steube, Darren Soto Offer Proposal to Help Farmers Impacted by Freezes

Two congressmen from Florida--Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Steube and Democrat U.S. Rep. Darren Soto--teamed up this week on a bill to “protect farmers impacted by crop-damaging freezes.” Steube introduced the “Temperature Endorsement for Multi-Peril Policies...

Neal Dunn, Darren Soto Get FEMA Loan Interest Payment Relief Act Through the House

Two members of the Florida delegation–Republican U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn and Democrat U.S. Rep. Darren Soto–scored a win this week as their “FEMA Loan Interest Payment Relief Act” was included in the “Resilient Assistance...

Congressional Central Florida Democrats: Time to Replace TRACON at Orlando International Airport

Three Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation--U.S. Reps. Val Demings, Stephanie Murphy and Darren Soto--sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) calling on it to invest in a replacement building for the...
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Florida Congressional Reps Calls on Biden Administration to Offer Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan...

This week, U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Debbie Wasserman Schultz led bipartisan members of the Florida congressional delegation in sending a letter to President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of...

Gus Bilirakis, Carolyn Maloney Bring Back Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices...

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, continue to champion the “Medicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act” which they have worked on in recent sessions. Maloney reintroduced the bill...

Rick Scott Ready to Stand Against Carolyn Maloney’s Postal Service Reform Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., signaled his opposition to the “Postal Service Reform Act” which passed the U.S. House earlier this month. Over in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, the...

Members of the Florida Congressional Delegation Push Blockchain Solutions for Small Business Act

Members of the Florida delegation, led by U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., are pushing the “Blockchain Solutions for Small Businesses Act.” Salazar introduced the bill “to improve the Small Business Administration's (SBA) operational efficiency...

Congressmen Call on Treasury to Send More Homeowner Assistance Fund Money to Florida

At the end of last week, U.S. Reps. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Byron Donalds, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen “inquiring about the current disbursement status of Florida’s portion of the American Rescue...

Charlie Crist, Nancy Mace Team Up on Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., continued to focus on guardianship issues this week, pairing up again with U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC, on the “Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act" which “directs state courts...
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