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Florida Legislators Want to Close DUI Loophole

With the Florida Legislature currently holding committee meetings in Tallahassee and the regular session looming at the start of next year, at the end of last week, two state legislators introduced a proposal to...

John Rutherford: Congress Needs to Do More to Help Law Enforcement

At a roundtable event on the First Coast on Thursday, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., called for Congress to do more to support law enforcement. Before being elected to Congress in 2016, Rutherford served in...
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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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Ashley Moody: Number of Police Officers Killed in Line of Duty Doubled in 2020

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody noted the number of police officers killed in the line of duty increased in 2020. “According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, the number of law enforcement line-of-duty...

Donald Trump Signs Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act Backed by Rick Scott, Ashley Moody

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, teamed up in May to introduce the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., cosponsored the proposal.

With Backing of Rick Scott, Ashley Moody, Congress Passes Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, teamed up in May to introduce the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., cosponsored the proposal which is now headed to President Donald Trump’s desk. 
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Ashley Moody Leads State Attorneys General to Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

Earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, unveiled the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act” which has more than 20 backers in the U.S. Senate including original cosponsor U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.

Rick Scott Backs the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

Joining more than 10 other senators as a cosponsor, Scott is backing the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act" from U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
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Bill From Florida Congressmen Cracking Down on Animal Cruelty, Torture Becomes Law

This week, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill from two congressmen from Florida–Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan–cracking down on animal cruelty and torture.

Florida Congressmen Get Bill Cracking Down on Animal Cruelty Through Congress

Two congressmen from Florida--Democrat U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan--got their proposal cracking down on animal cruelty and torture through Congress and it is now headed to President Donald Trump’s deks.

Adam Putnam Reels in the Support of 45 Sheriffs Across Florida

Facing a serious primary challenge from U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Putnam highlighted his support from 45 of the sheriffs that lead law enforcement in Florida’s 67 counties. 
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