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Mike Waltz Presses Biden Administration on Chinese Purchase of Canadian-Owned Mine

Last week, U.S. Reps. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., Elise Stefanik, R-NY, and Lance Gooden, R-Texas, sent a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Anthony Blinken, U.S. Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin, U.S. Sec. of Interior...

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Want to Crack Down on Drones Made in China

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Rick Scott and Marco Rubio--teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and. U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY. on the “Countering CCP Drones Act.” The bill would “add Communist Chinese...

Rick Scott, Elise Stefanik Want Answers From DHS on the Border Crisis

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R - NY, led more than 100 of their colleagues in sending a letter to the Office of Inspector General for the...

Glenn Sacks: Cuba–Conservatives’ New Club Against BLM, AOC and Bernie Sanders

Led by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., conservatives in Florida and throughout the nation are fired up over recent events in Cuba. While they may have some passing interest in what’s actually happening there, it’s becoming clear what they’re really interested in: using the Cuban events as a club against their domestic political opponents.

Gus Bilirakis: Terrorists Held in Guantanamo Bay Shouldn’t Get COVID-19 Vaccine Before the American...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, offered a bill to ensure “that no terrorist should receive a COVID-19 vaccination before any American citizen” with Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, as the main cosponsors.

Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act, Backed by Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio, Headed to President’s...

At the start of last year, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, brought out the bill which “would enhance state and local veteran treatment court programs that support the unique needs of veterans who find themselves in the criminal justice system.”

Florida Elected Officials Continue to Champion Expanding Education Focused on Holocaust, Ocoee Massacre

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, to mandate “a uniformed statewide Holocaust education curriculum and education on the Ocoee Election Day massacre of 1920 in Florida’s public schools”

With Strong Support of Florida Delegation, Congress Passes Bill Expanding Holocaust Education

Back in July, U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., introduced the proposal with the backing of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Kevin Cramer, R-ND. The bill would authorize $10 million over the next five years to expand educational efforts about the Holocaust with the director of the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in charge of the new program.

Florida Delegation Helps Get Bill Expanding Holocaust Education Through the House

This week, with the strong support of the Florida delegation, the U.S. House passed the “Never Again Education Act” bill would have the U.S. Education Department create the Holocaust Education Assistance Program Fund, expanding middle and high school education on the Holocaust.
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Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist Push Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act on Capitol Hill

“After serving our country, too many veterans are experiencing mental health issues, substance abuse, and homelessness, which can often land them in the criminal justice system. Veteran treatment courts provide the counseling, care, and support veterans need to help address these challenges and more successfully transition to civilian life,” Crist’s office noted.

Marco Rubio Helps Secure Funds for Holocaust Museum

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., helped amend a domestic spending appropriations bill to fund the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Holocaust education programs.

House Passes Charlie Crist’s Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla.,“Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” passed the U.S. House this week.