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Marco Rubio, Raphael Warnock Team Up on ‘Farm to Base Food Security Act’ to...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., showcased their proposal to “help the federal government better understand the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) food procurement policies and bolster...

Marco Rubio, Raphael Warnock Team Up on ‘Improving Coordination for Healthy Moms Act’

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock’s, D-Ga., “Improving Coordination for Healthy Moms Act.” The bill will “strengthen the federal government’s efforts to improve maternal health outcomes...

Florida’s Senators Back Joni Ernst’s, Mark Kelly’s Bill to Take Action on Military Suicides

Last week, more than 30 members of the U.S. Senate, including Florida’s two senators, backed U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst’s, R-Iowa, and Mark Kelly’s, D-Ariz., proposal “that would require the U.S. Department of Defense to...
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Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”
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Gus Bilirakis, Kathy Castor Want to Improve Federal Vehicle Safety Testing

The congressman insisted his proposal would specifically help women. 
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Florida’s Senators Urge State Department Not to Send Aid to Palestinian Authority, Hamas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., led the letter and rounded up more than 15 fellow Senate Republicans warning against “President Biden's plan to send a reported $75 million in general economic support payments from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. State Department into territories controlled by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Iran-backed terrorist group Hamas.”
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Marco Rubio Gets FEMA Contracts Reform Bill Through Congress

Pairing up with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., and U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., back at the start of April 2019, Rubio introduced the “Federal Advance Contracts Enhancement (FACE) Act” which “would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure more effective use and management of its advance contracts for goods and services” and “requires federal preparedness actions to be coordinated with states and localities to prevent gaps in recovery efforts from occurring.”

Senate Passes Marco Rubio’s FEMA Contracts Reform Bill

Pairing up with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., and U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., back at the start of April, Rubio introduced the “Federal Advance Contracts Enhancement (FACE) Act” which “would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure more effective use and management of its advance contracts for goods and services” and “requires federal preparedness actions to be coordinated with states and localities to prevent gaps in recovery efforts from occurring.”
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Marco Rubio, Marsha Blackburn Want GAO to Provide Info on How Feds Support Planned...

More than 120 Republican members of Congress signed the letter including U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., John Rutherford, R-Fla., Greg Steube, R-Fla., and Ted Yoho, R-Fla.

After Mold Reported at MacDill AFB, Gus Bilirakis Gets GAO to Examine Military Housing...

“Our military families deserve safe living conditions on base and we must ensure their rights are protected. I am eager to see the results of this important study and look forward to acting upon the GAO’s recommendations,” said Bilirakis.

Marco Rubio Unveils FEMA Reform Bill

“As our local communities continue to rebuild and recover from devastating natural disasters, Congress has an important role to implement lessons learned so future federal response is more effective and efficient."
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Marco Rubio Wants Answers From Rick Perry on Energy Department Helping Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear...

The senators paired up again this week to press U.S. Energy Sec. Rick Perry--briefly a rival to Rubio in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries--on the matter, as the Energy Department grows increasingly open to helping Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions.
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