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Marco Rubio Releases Hold on Four Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Nominees

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in last week after four nominees for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) confirmed in writing, “it is unfitting for Americans to invest in companies from China...

Warning About China, Rick Scott Introduces Protecting American Capital Act

This week U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Protecting American Capital Act” as he warned about how China can impact the American investors. “Companies based in Communist China often benefit immensely from American capital,...

Florida’s Senators Want to Impose Sanctions on Daniel Ortega as Nicaraguan Regime Jails Opponents

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by 14 of his Senate colleagues, including Florida’s two U.S. senators, to draw attention to the Ortega regime’s...
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Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Help Haiti After Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.., joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, and other senators in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their deep concern with the political unrest and security...
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Lois Frankel, Michael Waltz Bring Back the Keeping Girls in School Act

First introduced in 2018 by Frankel and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind., the congresswoman brought the proposal back last week and rounded up almost a dozen backers including Waltz who is the main Republican co-sponsor. Other backers include U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., 
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Ted Deutch Helps Form the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., helped launch the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad. Deutch and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., helped found the new group. "Having a loved...

Michael Waltz Brings Out House Version of Taxpayers and Savers Protection Act

Earlier this month, Rubio brought back the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” with the support of Scott and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Todd Young, R-Ind. The bill will ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China. Rubio first introduced the bill at the end of last year.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Michael Waltz Want to Make Sure Federal Retirements Not Controlled...

Last week, Rubio brought back the “Taxpayers and Savers Protection (TSP) Act” with the support of Scott and U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Todd Young, R-Ind. The bill will ensure the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) will not send federal retirement savings to China. Rubio first introduced the bill at the end of last year.
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Marco Rubio Brings Back Bills to Protect Small Businesses From Cyber Threats

At the start of 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., now the chairman of the Small Business Committee, on SBA Cyber Awareness Act.” Rubio brought the bill back this week with the support of U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho. 
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Florida’s Senators Back Greatest Generation Memorial Act

Florida’s two U.S. senators threw their support behind a proposal to have the U.S. Treasury create new coins to help the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Champions Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, continued their push for the “Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act” which will “provide legal protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and sex trafficking who are seeking housing.”

Marco Rubio Brings Back the Taiwan Fellowship Act

Last summer, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and then U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who was on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, joined U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., in bringing out the proposal.
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