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Florida’s Senators Champion Resolution Honoring San Juan’s 500th Anniversary

At the end of last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Rick Scott and Marco Rubio--announced they were going to introduce a resolution to honor the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Juan, the...

Lois Frankel Wants Statues of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Capitol

“Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor broke rock-hard barriers becoming the first women to sit on the Supreme Court and proved that women belong anywhere decisions are being made,” said Frankel. “Celebrating their careers with statues in their honor will inspire millions of visitors from around the world that pass through our Capitol.”
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Darren Soto Continues to Fight for the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act

Rubio was the chief sponsor in the Senate while Soto introduced it in the House and the two men reintroduced the proposal at the start of this year. While the U.S. Senate passed the bill at the end of last year the measure did not gain much traction in the U.S. House and failed to cross the finish line.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Mario Diaz-Balart Call on FEMA to Work With Puerto Rico...

Three Republicans in the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill--U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart--called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work with the government of Puerto Rico on COVID-19 vaccinations.

Marco Rubio Brings Back Medical Manufacturing, Economic Development, and Sustainability Act

The bill “encourages companies currently producing medical and pharmaceutical equipment abroad to relocate to the U.S.” and “would also enact a tax credit of federal income tax liability for wages and eligible pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in economically distressed zones, including Puerto Rico.”
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Florida Delegation Honors First-Ever National Borinqueneers Day

The 65th Infantry, which mostly consisted of Puerto Ricans, was one of the most decorated units in the Korean War and its members were praised by Gen. Douglas MacArthur for their “brilliant record of heroism in battle.”

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.

Lois Frankel Urges VA to Expedite New Benefits for Vietnam Veterans Impacted by Agent...

Other signers include U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, R-PR, Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, and Darren Soto, D-Fla.

Marco Rubio, Jacky Rosen Bring Back Resolution Calling for More Diversity in the Media

Back in September 2019, Rubio and Rosen were joined by U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in championing the resolution.

Florida Delegation Once Again Pushes the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act

Rubio was the chief sponsor in the Senate while Soto introduced it in the House and the two men reintroduced the proposal this week. While the U.S. Senate passed the bill last month, the measure did not gain much traction in the U.S. House and failed to cross the finish line. 
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Marco Rubio Gets Coral Reef Conservation Act Through the Senate

Back in the summer of 2019, Rubio, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., joined with U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hi., U.S. Sen. Mazi Hirono, D-Hi., and U.S. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR. to bring out the “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act” to reauthorize the old law.
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House Passes Resolution Backing More Diversity in the Media From Val Demings, Marco Rubio

Back in September 2019, Rubio and Demings were joined by U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in championing the resolution.
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