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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,...

Senate Passes Rosen’s, Scott’s Bill Stopping Pensions for Former Members of Congress Convicted of...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., helped get a proposal to ensure that former members of Congress who are “convicted of crimes involving public corruption” do not receive government pensions through the U.S....

Marco Rubio Calls on HHS to Come Up With a Plan to Prevent Alzheimer’s...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined more than a dozen senators from both sides of the aisle, led by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Marco Rubio Urges Senate to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Rubio was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, Mike Rounds, R-SD, Joe Manchin, D-WV, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-SD, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee  Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., urging them to support Israel’s emergency request of “$1 billion in security assistance in order to replenish and prepare its Iron Dome missile defense system for a future conflict.” 

Marco Rubio Urges Polish President to Oppose Bill Preventing Holocaust Reimbursement Claims

The Polish bill would make it impossible for survivors of the Holocaust and their families from pursuing claims for restitution or compensation for property stolen by Nazi Germany or the Communist-era government. The senators urged the Polish President to “demonstrate its clear opposition to the crimes committed by Nazi Germany and the Soviet-backed Polish government.” 

Marco Rubio Introduces Proposal to Help Senior Centers Better Screen Potential Employees

Rubio introduced the bill at the end of last week with U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., as a co-sponsor. The proposal would expand access to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) which the senator’s office insisted would help ensure senior care providers do a better job of screening potential employees. 

Marco Rubio Joins Senate Call on Joe Biden to Nominate Ambassador to Monitor and...

In January, Rubio’s “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” to enhance the State Department’s role in combating and monitoring anti-Semitism around the world by elevating the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism to the rank of ambassador, was signed into law.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Bring Back Holocaust Insurance Accountability Act

The bill would make insurance companies reveal Holocaust-era policyholders and permit  “beneficiaries of Holocaust insurance policies and their heirs to bring suits in U.S. courts to recover any proceeds under the policies to which they may be entitled.”
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Rick Scott Leads Republicans on New Senate Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion Subcommittee

Back in February, the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, led by U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., launched its Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion Subcommittee. U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., is the first chairwoman of the new subcommittee while Scott leads Republicans on it.

Florida Delegation Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

“The Holocaust could happen again. It could happen here,” insisted U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla. “Condemn antisemitism and hate. Fight for liberty and justice. Remember the living, breathing people who died, and those we seek to protect

Florida Delegation Continues to Champion Resolution Calling for More Diversity in the Media

Back in September 2019, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., were joined by U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in introducing the resolution.
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Florida Senators Want to End Federal Contacts for Businesses Tied to Maduro Regime

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--backed U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime.
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