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Charlie Crist: Feds Sending $4.7 Million to Help Safety, Security in Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced five grants from the U.S. Department of Justice which are coming to Florida. The grants total more than $4.7...

Charlie Crist: DOJ Sending $7.4 Million to FDLE, Pinellas County

This week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced more than $7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice headed to the Sunshine State. "These grants...

Will the Biden Administration Pay Illegal Immigrants Over Immigration Lawsuits?

To shut down illegal immigrants crossing into the U.S, the Trump administration put in place a zero-tolerance policy in April 2018. Children who entered the U.S. with parents or caregivers were separated under then-President Donald...
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Tampa Bay Congressional Representatives Call on DOJ to Investigate Gopher Resource Lead Smelting Plant

The letter to the DOJ comes on the heels of in-depth investigative reporting done by the Tampa Bay Times in a multi-part exposé entitled “Poison” detailing the abhorrent conditions in which employees at Gopher Resource were forced to work.
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Rick Scott Urges Merrick Garland to Hold China Accountable, Protect Americans’ Constitutional Rights

At the end of last week, Scott sent a letter to new U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland outlining his priorities for the attorney general and the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart Champion ‘NICS Denial Notification Act’ on Capitol Hil

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., introduced the U.S. Senate version this week with the support of Rubio and U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, D-Del., Susan Collins, R-Maine, John Cornyn, R-Texas, Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., James Lankford, R-Okla., and Joe Manchin, D-WV.
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Ron DeSantis, Charlie Crist Clash on Governor’s Election Reform Proposals

DeSantis unveiled the “new measures to safeguard the sanctity of Florida elections” last week as he promised to ensure the “integrity of every vote” and continue transparency.

DOJ Praises Charlie Crist’s Task Force to Cut Down on Spam Calls

Back in January 2019, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright, D-Penn., Garret Graves, R-La., and the late Walter Jones, R-NC, to bring out the “Spam Calls Task Force Act” which will create a federal task force to cut down on spam calls. 
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Central Florida Congressional Reps: DOJ Sending $3.75 Million to Hire 30 New Law Enforcement...

U.S. Reps. Val Demings, D-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., weighed in on the DOJ’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant program sending $2.5 million to the Orange County Sheriff's Office to hire 20 new officers and $1.25 million to Orlando so that city can hire 10 new officers. 
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Charlie Crist: DOJ is Sending Money to Goodwill Industries to Help Victims of Human...

Crist, who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, said that DOJ is sending a $349,895 grant to Goodwill Industries to help the victims at a local level. 

Marco Rubio, Brian Mast Urge DOJ to Make Al Jazeera Register as a Foreign...

In their letter to DOJ, the lawmakers noted examples of Al Jazeera’s activities that align closely with the priorities of the Qatari government. The letter also notes that other foreign state-owned media organizations with similar fact patterns and reach into the United States have recently been required to register as foreign agents.
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Francis Rooney: DOJ Sending Money to Cape Coral Police

The funds come from DOJ’s Operation Relentless Pursuit initiative.
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