Tag: green new deal
Rick Scott Wants to Make Sure President Can’t Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s, R-WV, proposal “to clarify the president cannot use climate change as the basis to declare a national emergency.” Capito...
Rick Scott Highlights Environmental Agenda in Letter to Michael Regan
In his letter, Scott also stressed the importance of ensuring Florida receives the funding and federal support needed to preserve our waterways, environment and natural resources.
Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz Could Learn a Few Lessons From Rick Scott and...
Abbott’s attempts to blame the power outages on alternative energy and trying to shift the conversation to bemoaning the Green New Deal is all hat and no cattle. The GOP has been in charge of Texas since George W. Bush sent Ann Richards into retirement back in 1994. Alternative energy sources simply have not made much ground in deep red, oil-rich Texas.
Robert Bilsky: Looking at 2020 Elections, Americans Want Civility, Not Socialism
Most Americans still believe this is the greatest country on earth. They do not want to replace our institutions with the type of Marxist experiments that failed ubiquitously. Pelosi must come to grips with reality and keep divisive colleagues at bay.
Mike Pence Offers Donald Trump a Road Map for Final Weeks of the Campaign
If Pence did not move the needle, he did offer Trump a road map in case the two debates scheduled for later this month take place. Now it’s up to the president to use it.
Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines Over House Democrats’ $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal
On Wednesday, the House passed U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio’s, D-Oreg., “Moving Forward Act” on a 233-188 vote. While three Republicans voted to support the measure and two Democrats voted against it, party lines held in the Florida delegation with the exception of U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., who did not vote. Rooney, who is not running for reelection in November, has missed several votes this year as he continues to recover from COVID-19.
Rogan O’Handley: Joe Biden is Bad for America, but He’s Worse for Florida
Biden’s policies would reverse the economic revival that the Trump administration engineered, burden working families with crippling new taxes, and sell out American interest to hostile foreign rivals such as communist China.
Rick Scott Continues to Take Aim at the Green New Deal
Last week, as part of the “How Washington Wastes Your Money” series that he does with the Heritage Foundation, Scott released an online video ripping into the Green New Deal.
Matt Gaetz Honored for Green Real Deal Proposal to Fight Climate Change
While he is best known for being one of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., has been garnering applause from environmentalists for his record during his first two terms in Congress.
Democrats and Media Point to Climate Change After Hurricane Dorian
At last week’s CNN town hall forum focused on the “Climate Crisis,” the major Democratic presidential contenders said Florida was lucky to have avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian. But that didn’t stop them from blaming the storm on climate change.
Marco Rubio: ‘Adaptive Solutions’ on Climate Change a Better Choice than Green New Deal
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to a national newspaper to push back against the Green New Deal proposed by congressional Democrats and called for “adaptive solutions” to combat climate change.
Cost Analysis: 2020 Democratic Candidates Propose More Than $200 Trillion in Spending
A recent study compiled by the Washington Free Beacon finds that the proposals by all of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates will lead to more than $200 trillion in new spending.