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Greg Steube Pushes for Temporary Stay on H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rate to Keep...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.., brought out the “Keep Food Local and Affordable Act” which, he insists, will “combat the recent rise in food prices experienced across the country due to historic...

Rick Scott, Senate Republicans: Why is DHS Releasing Illegals in the U.S. Instead of...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined more than 35 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas to address reports that thousands of migrants in...

Marco Rubio: We Need to Delay Hiking Rates on Most NFIP Policyholders

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to delay its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Risk Rating 2.0 rollout until September 30,...

Rick Scott Backs John Cornyn’s Taiwan Partnership Act

The bill would lead to more exchanges between officers and defense officials of the two nations while expanding their work on defense and humanitarian and relief operations. 

Marco Rubio Calls on SBA to Quickly Send Funds to Live Event Venues

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter led by U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., to Small Business Administrator (SBA) Isabella Casillas Guzman urging her to disburse Shuttered Venue Operators...

Marco Rubio Wants Biden Administration to Do More in Holding Ortega Regime in Nicaragua

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, Patrick Leahy D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Todd Young, R-Ind., and Bill Cassidy, R-La. in sending a letter to...

Marco Rubio: DOJ Should Not Offer Amnesty to Researchers Who Did Not Disclose Foreign...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Cornyn of Texas, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Rob Portman of Ohio, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Todd Young of Indiana to send a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting a detailed briefing on the reported U.S. Department of Justice’s amnesty program, which would allow U.S. academics to disclose past foreign funding without fear of prosecution for their disclosures.

Marco Rubio Backs Bill Ensuring Survivors of Domestic Violence Not Responsible for Abuser’s Student...

“While Congress eliminated the joint consolidation program in 2006, it did not provide a way for borrowers to sever existing loans, even in the event of domestic violence, economic abuse, or unresponsiveness from a former partner. The Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act would fix this oversight, which has unfortunately left too many borrowers liable for their former spouse’s student loan debt,” Rubio’s office noted. 
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Al Lawson Wants Feds to Forgive Student Loans for Americans Making Less Than $100,000...

Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on White House to Back 5G Alternatives to Chinese-Made...

The senators urged Biden to include at least $1.5 billion each for two funds established by Congress to encourage the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) equipment, which would allow additional vendors to enter the 5G market and compete with manufacturers like Huawei, which is heavily subsidized by the Chinese government.

Rick Scott Wants a Free Trade Deal with the United Kingdom

This week, U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, introduced the resolution “recognizing the mutual history and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States president should lay the groundwork for a mutually advantageous future trade agreement between the U.S. and the U.K.”
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Marco Rubio Backs Chris Coons’ National Manufacturing Guard Act

Supporters of the proposal, which also include U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, stress that it will “invest $1 billion over five years in the ability of the U.S. government to mitigate future supply chain emergencies.”
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