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Rick Scott Brings Out the Federal Debt Emergency Control Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Federal Debt Emergency Control Act,” insisting it will help “rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending and provide a concrete path forward to tackle the nation’s nearly $30 trillion debt.”

Marco Rubio Calls on Biden to Commit to Credible Extended Deterrence During U.S.-South Korea...

“President Biden’s summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in this week provides an important opportunity to strengthen our bilateral alliance and advance shared interests on North Korea and other challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. In particular, President Biden should commit to credible and effective extended nuclear deterrence for the future, backed by a fully modernized U.S. nuclear triad, select capabilities critical for extended deterrence, and deeper cooperation with South Korea. 

Florida’s Senators Champion the ‘Keep China Out of Solar Energy Act’

Last week, Scott introduced the “Keep China Out of Solar Energy Act” which will “prohibit federal funds from being used to buy solar panels manufactured or assembled in Communist China, specifically the Xinjiang province, which is known for its use of forced labor.”
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Rick Scott Continues the Fight to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget

“There is no reason members of Congress should be held to a different standard than any other American family or business. In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. Our No Budget, No Pay bill simply requires Congress to pass an annual budget and meet appropriations bill deadlines, or forgo their taxpayer-funded salaries until the job is done. Accountability shouldn’t be controversial,” Scott said.

Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

The bill stops automatic voter registration in federal elections and would have citizenship verifications and Social Security Numbers used to register to vote in federal elections. Scott’s proposal would also ensure that only voters can return ballots and would have states send absentee ballots to only voters who request one. The bill would also ensure ballot-counting does not pause until finished. 

Florida’s Senators Want to Help Premium Cigar Industry Avoid FDA Regulations and Fees

Rubio introduced the bill this week with Scott’s support. During the decade he has been in the U.S. Senate, Rubio has championed the bill, backing former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s, D-Fla., proposal before becoming the sponsor after Scott defeated that Democrat back in 2018.

Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Department be More Flexible With CARES Act Relief Funds

Other signers of the letter include U.S. Sens. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, John Barrasso, R-Wy., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., James Lankford, R-Okla., and James Risch, R-Idaho.

Marco Rubio Pushes Back at CCP’s Claims that COVID-19 Did Not Originate in China

In recent days, the communist regime controlling China has been insisting that coronavirus originated somewhere else.

New Poll Shows Marco Rubio, Rick Scott in Good Shape With Florida Voters

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has the approval of 48 percent of Florida voters while 33 percent disapprove of him and 19 percent are not sure about him. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has the approval of 47 percent of Florida voters while 36 percent disapprove of him and 18 percent are not sure.
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Rick Scott Part of Congressional Delegation Honoring 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the...

On Monday, the senators joined members of the House of Representatives at an official ceremony at the Mardasson Memorial near Bastogne, Belgium to mark the occasion. Scott also joined his colleagues in introducing a resolution honoring the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which passed the Senate last week.

Marco Rubio Calls on Trump Administration to Help Restore Internet Access in Iran

The senators called on the administration to restore Internet access in that country, which though partially restored remains heavily filtered. Iranian officials recently took that action after protests broke out against the regime’s decision to increase gasoline prices by 50 percent.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want EU to Do More Against the Maduro Regime

The senators strongly urge Mogherini to align the E.U.’s sanctions with those of the U.S. and Canada in response to the Maduro regime’s ongoing repression against the Venezuelan people.
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