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Ross Spano, Donna Shalala Look to Prevent Future Federal Shutdowns

Two freshmen representing Florida in the U.S. House are looking to change the federal shutdown process. This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., introduced the “Deadline Enforcement Act” which is his first proposal in Congress....

Rick Scott: Coast Guard Members Not Being Paid in Shutdown is ‘Unacceptable’

Scott showcased his support for U.S. Sen. John Thune’s, R-SD, “Pay Our Coast Guard Act” which would “ensure all U.S. military members are being paid during the ongoing government shutdown.” The Florida Republican announced earlier this month that he is cosponsoring Thune’s proposal. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is also backing the proposal. 
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Rick Scott Continues to Insist Washington Isn’t Working

Scott took to the national airwaves on Tuesday, appearing on Fox News where he ripped the federal government--even though a fellow Republican is in the White House and he sits in a GOP caucus that controls the Senate. 
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