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House Passes the NDAA With Strong Support From the Florida Delegation

Last week, the U.S. House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with the strong support of the Florida delegation. The House passed the $840.2 billion NDAA on a 329-101 vote as 180 Democrats and...

Florida Delegation Backs Trump’s Last-Minute Reprieve of Venezuelans

The move protects some 200,000 Venezuelans living in the U.S. from being sent back to what Trump called a “deteriorative condition” under the socialist regime of Nicholas Maduro. The move has long been sought by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

NDAA Clears the House With Strong Support From the Florida Delegation

The NDAA contains a 3 percent pay raise for the troops and changes the names of military bases honoring Confederate leaders, a point which has garnered the veto threat from President Donald Trump. 

Florida Delegation Starts Weighing in on Third Coronavirus Relief Proposal

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., offered his take on what should be included in the latest effort against coronavirus.