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Florida Congressional Reps Want NFIP Reauthorized and Reformed

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...
Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Push Medicaid Expansion

Darren Soto, Gus Bilirakis Propose Extending Medicaid Funds for Puerto Rico, Territories

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. 

Vern Buchanan Wants House Committee to Hold a Hearing on Robocalls

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.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Wants to Expand Medicare Advantage Coverage of COVID-19 Treatment

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.

Florida Delegation Helps Get Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Through House Again

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. 

Vern Buchanan: Congress Needs to Move Quickly Against Robocalls

“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.
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House Passes Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Thanks to Help From Florida Congressmen

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. 

House Ready to Vote on Florida Congressman’s Proposal Taking Aim at Spam Calls

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., proposal to cut down on spam calls is headed to the House floor. 

Charlie Crist’s Proposal Cracking Down on Spam Calls Builds Momentum

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.

Stephanie Murphy Wants to Crackdown on Robocalls

“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.”
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