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Biden Signs Disaster Resiliency Planning Act From Gary Peters, Rick Scott Into Law
This week, President Joe Biden signed into law U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s, R-Fla., “Disaster Resiliency Planning Act.” Peters introduced the bill at the start of the year with Scott...
Rick Scott: Time for Senate to Investigate Hunter Biden
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. wrote a letter this week to U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., the chairman of the U.S. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, requesting that the committee immediately launch an...
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...
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.”
Gus Bilirakis, Kathy Castor Want to Improve Federal Vehicle Safety Testing
The congressman insisted his proposal would specifically help women.
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.
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.
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.
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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