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This week, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-NJ, brought out the “National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act” and has the support of two Democrats in the Florida delegation. The proposal will “reauthorize the National...
Unlike the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico is not automatically included in the Medicaid budget, ensuring Congress needs to vote on its Medicaid funds. Currently, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid is funded through the start of October.
In a letter to the chairman of the U.S. House House Energy and Commerce Committee, which regulates the telephone industry, Buchanan said restrictions enacted by Congress two years ago may be inadequate and in need of revision.
Mucarsel-Powell, who worked for Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Health before being elected to Congress in 2018, has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to push the proposal which they hope to include in any future stimulus package to help the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the summer, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation.
“Americans were hit with record-high 5.7 billion robocalls, or more than 17 per person, just in October alone. According to the new report by robocall-blocking app YouMail, this is a 25 percent increase from the previous month,” the congressman’s office noted.
Last week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., proposal to cut down on spam calls is headed to the House floor.
Back in January, Crist 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.
“Endless, unsolicited phone calls do more than just annoy and harass, they are used by telemarketers to invade people’s privacy and serve as dangerous tools for extortion by criminals,” said Murphy. “I’m proud to join this effort to end unwanted robocalls and give peace of mind to the millions of Americans who are the targets of these abusive practices.”