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Latest GOP House Retirements Won’t Have an Impact on Florida Congressional Races

With two more congressmen bowing out on Monday, 20 Republicans in the U.S. House will not run for reelection in 2020--but the new departures shouldn’t have much of an impact in the Sunshine State.

Don’t Expect Florida to Be Impacted Much by House GOP Retirements in 2020

The current Republicans in the Florida delegation offer a host of new faces even when compared to only a few years ago.  That being the case, don’t expect many Republican retirements in the Florida delegation--but there could be a handful of them. 

Ross Spano Showcases the Economy, Adam Hattersley Reels in Support in Central Florida Congressional...

Last month, state Rep. Adam Hattersley, D-Riverview, a veteran and small business owner, announced he was challenging freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla. Hattersley was first elected to the Florida House last year and represents parts of Hillsborough County.

Adam Hattersley Launches Congressional Bid Against Ross Spano

On Monday,  state Representative Adam Hattersley, D-Riverview, a veteran and small business owner, announced he was challenging Spano. Hattersley was first elected to the Florida House last year and represents parts of Hillsborough County.

Florida Congressman Named to U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group

A Republican congressman from Florida has been named to a group of congressional representatives working with Mexican legislators. U.S. House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., named U.S. Rep. Ross Spano to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) on Thursday.

Florida Congressman: Additional Funds to International Trade Administration Will Help Florida Farmers

“Floridians have seen how these illegal practices have decimated our tomato industry, and we cannot allow that to happen to the strawberry industry. Yesterday, I passed an amendment to H.R. 3055 that increases International Trade Administration funding by $2 million to go after these bad actors and protect our domestic farmers,” Spano added.
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Rick Scott Has Unlikely Allies as Ted Cruz, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Ban Ex-Members of...

Back in March, Scott and U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., brought out the Banning Lobbying and Safeguarding Trust (BLAST) Act” which, they insist, “implements a permanent lobbying ban for members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.”

Ross Spano Named to House Transportation and Infrastructure, Small Business Committees

Towards the end of last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, already expected to be a top target for Democrats come 2020, announced his committee assignments. 

Congress Reauthorizes NFIP With Strong Support from Florida Delegation

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was the only member of the Florida delegation to vote against reauthorization. 
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Big Changes in Central Florida Legislative Delegation

One of the big shockers in this election comes from the heart of Florida tourism.

Democrats Flip Two South Florida Congressional Seats on the Way to Taking the House

With Democrats projected to take control of the U.S. House from the GOP on Tuesday, they picked up two congressional seats in South Florida as they crafted their new majority. With U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen,...
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Election Day Stakes Are High in Florida

The GOP should keep control of both chambers of the state Legislature but there are some interesting contests, especially on the state Senate side. There are also important local and county races up for grabs in major cities across Florida.
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