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Rick Scott Will Put Holds on Transportation, Commerce Nominees Until Buttigieg, Raimondo Testify to...

With American ports continuing to experience severe cargo delays while families prepare for the holiday season, and inflation has jumped to its highest rate in more than 30 years, last week, U.S. Sen. Rick...

Marco Rubio Urges Commerce Department to Blacklist Chinese AI Companies Working With PLA

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Tom Cotton, R-Miss., Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., in a letter urging U.S. Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo to blacklist...

Marco Rubio Wants to Know What Biden’s Plan is for TikTok and Protecting Americans’...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., requested an update from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo after the department reached its own deadline to provide the White House a report with recommendations to...
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Florida’s Senators, Congressmen Urge Commerce Department to Help Fisheries Hurt by Red Tide

On Wednesday, members of the Florida delegation sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo urging that the Department approve Florida’s request for disaster assistance for fisheries that were harmed by severe red tide events that occurred between 2015 and 2019. 

NOAA Predicts ‘Above-Normal’ Hurricane Season

“For 2021, a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 5 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher) is expected. NOAA provides these ranges with a 70 percent confidence.”
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Marco Rubio Warns Commerce Department, U.S. Trade Rep About Retaliatory Tariffs on Alcohol

The letter comes as the European Union tariff on American whiskey is scheduled to double to 50 percent in June.

Marco Rubio Calls on Commerce Nominee Gina Raimondo to Counter Beijing’s 5G Ambitions

U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Sasse, R-Neb., sent a letter to Gov. Gina Raimondo, D-RI, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Commerce secretary, following comments “suggesting that all aspects of the approach to U.S. economic and technological competition are up for review.”