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Marco Rubio Continues Fight for New Home Loan Program for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Teachers

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., doubled down on his support of “a new home loan assistance program that makes homeownership more accessible to first responders, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics...

John Katko, Stephanie Murphy Team Up on the Informed Lawmaking to Combat Inflation Act

This week, U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-NY, and retiring U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., teamed up on the “Informed Lawmaking to Combat Inflation Act." The proposal, which Katko introduced. “would require lawmakers in Congress to...

John Rutherford: Congress Needs to Do More to Help Law Enforcement

At a roundtable event on the First Coast on Thursday, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., called for Congress to do more to support law enforcement. Before being elected to Congress in 2016, Rutherford served in...
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Marco Rubio: Time to Defend US Infrastructure Networks Against Cybersecurity Threats

Rubio is co-sponsoring U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act” which “would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to ensure they can better identify and mitigate threats to Industrial Control Systems, the operational technology involved in operating the function of critical infrastructure networks, including pipelines, water supply and electric utilities.”

Kevin McCarthy Names Four Florida Congressmen to GOP’s American Security Task Force

The task force “is dedicated to tackling issues that threaten our national security such as the crisis at our southern border, violent crime on the rise, and cyberattacks, such as the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year.”
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Florida Congressmen Want New Home Loan Program for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Teachers

Similar to the VA Home Loan Program, the HELPER Act eliminates the requirements for a down payment and a monthly mortgage insurance premium (MIP),” Rutherford’s office noted. 
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Kathy Castor Wants to Expand SSDI, Medicare Coverage for Metastatic Breast Cancer

"Current federal guidelines force individuals diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to wait five months to access Social Security Disability Insurance and 24 months for Medicare benefits, leaving many without the healthcare and resources they desperately need. This commonsense bill would waive these waiting periods and allow individuals with metastatic breast cancer to have immediate access to critical support and medical care,” Castor said on Friday. 

Carlos Gimenez Announces Committee Assignments

Earlier this month, U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., named Gimenez as an assistant whip. 

Ted Deutch Champions Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Campaign Finance

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., introduced the amendment at the start of the month with U.S. Reps. John Katko, R-NY, Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., as the main backers. U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is also behind it.

Stephanie Murphy Wants to Expand the Employee Retention Tax Credit

This week, Murphy appeared at a media event with U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-NY, and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., to promote expanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). The tax credit encourages companies to keep workers by paying up to $5,000 of the employee’s wages.

Ted Deutch Leads the Charge for a Constitutional Amendment on Campaign Finance Reform

On Thursday, Deutch joined U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., and John Katko, R-NY, to unveil what they are dubbing the “Democracy for All Amendment.” Thursday marked the first day of Democratic control of the House. 
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