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Rick Scott Gets Disaster Contract Improvement Act Through Senate Committee

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., got his “Disaster Contract Improvement Act” through the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC). The bill will “improve the disaster contracting process on the federal,...

Rick Scott Teams Up With Gary Peters on Bill Expanding U.S. Semiconductor Chips Manufacturing

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., to showcase a proposal “to streamline federal efforts to strengthen and expand domestic manufacturing of semiconductor chips." Peters brought out...

Marco Rubio Helps Gets Manufacturing.gov Act Through the Senate

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in after the U.S. Senate passed the “Manufacturing.gov Act” without opposition. U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., introduced the bill at the end of March with Rubio and...
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Marco Rubio: Time to Defend US Infrastructure Networks Against Cybersecurity Threats

Rubio is co-sponsoring U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act” which “would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to ensure they can better identify and mitigate threats to Industrial Control Systems, the operational technology involved in operating the function of critical infrastructure networks, including pipelines, water supply and electric utilities.”
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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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Rick Scott Announces Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Assignments

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., will serve on the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) and the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.
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Marco Rubio, Jim McGovern Nominate Hong Kong Democracy Activists for Nobel Peace Prize

Joining Rubio and McGovern were U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., Gary Peters, D-Mich., Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Todd Young R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Thomas Suozzi, D-NY, Tom Malinowski, D-NJ, and Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo.
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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.”

VA Burial Benefit Reform Bill Backed by Marco Rubio Heads to the Senate Floor

Last week, the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee passed U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “Burial Rights for America’s Veterans’ Efforts (BRAVE) Act” which has U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as the main cosponsor.
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Ted Deutch Brings Back the National Criminal Justice Commission Act

Back in 2015, Deutch and then U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., introduced the “National Criminal Justice Commission Act.” Fifty-five years ago President Lyndon Johnson urged the creation of a National Criminal Justice Commission to offer strategies to Congress on law enforcement and the two Florida congressmen are pursuing a similar path in the new bill.
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Marco Rubio, Florida Congressmen Urge FAA Not to Send Funds to Companies Tied to...

Three Republicans from the Sunshine State--U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz--signed a letter urging Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to prevent any of the $10 billion in airport grants passed in the (CARES) Act to be used for contracts with Chinese-owned or subsidized companies.

John Rutherford: Expand FEMA Disaster Unemployment Assistance to Americans Impacted by Coronavirus

A congressman from the First Coast is championing a proposal to offer disaster unemployment assistance to Americans unable to work due to coronavirus.
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