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Florida Congressmen Bring Back the Enhance Access to Support Essential Behavioral Health Services Act

According to the congressman’s office, the bill “will improve the ability of vulnerable populations (seniors, children and the disabled) to access high-quality mental health services” and “will permanently allow Medicare and Medicaid to reimburse for behavioral health services delivered via telehealth.”
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Marco Rubio Continues the Fight to Reauthorize SBA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program

“The legislation would reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program to give small businesses the opportunity to take out low-interest loans for the purpose of proactively implementing mitigation measures to protect their property from future disaster related damage,” Rubio’s office noted.
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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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Florida’s Senators Back Proposal Keeping Companies Tied to Chinese Regime From Accessing U.S. Markets

Rubio brought back the bill on Wednesday with Scott’s support. Other backers include Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Braun of Indiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, John Kennedy of Louisiana and Ben Sasse of Nebraska.

Rick Scott: Congress Needs to Read Bills Before Passing Them

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “ to require members of Congress to have enough time to read bills before voting on them and certify that they have read every bill they cast a vote on.”

Marco Rubio Introduces SBA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Loan Program Bill

“The legislation would reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program to give small businesses the opportunity to take out low-interest loans for the purpose of proactively implementing mitigation measures to protect their property from future disaster related damage,” Rubio’s office noted. 
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Senate Version of Joe Neguse’s, Matt Gaetz’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act Introduced

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.
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Marco Rubio Backs Bill Charging Protesters Who Block Emergency Vehicles and Personnel With a...

Kennedy brought out the “Stop Blocking Hospitals Act” on Wednesday. “The Stop Blocking Hospitals Act would make it a federal offense to obstruct any ambulance, fire department vehicle, law enforcement vehicle or emergency personnel from responding to an emergency.

Donna Shalala Takes Aim at Chinese Regime’s Confucius Institutes

Shalala introduced the “Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States Act” (CONFUCIUS Act) on Monday with U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, as a cosponsor.
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Marco Rubio: White House Should Sanction Members of the Maduro Regime for Arresting CITGO...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has joined other senators in calling on President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on military leaders and intelligence officials who work for the Maduro regime in Venezuela over the arrests of six CITGO executives.
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Florida’s Senators Unveil Disaster Assistance Simplification Act

Florida’s two senators on Capitol Hill are teaming up to ensure victims of natural disasters aren’t penalized by one branch of the federal government for refusing loans from another part of it. 
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Greg Steube Brings Out Small Business Credit Protection Act in the House

Steube wants credit bureaus to move quickly when they know small businesses have had their data breached.  CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE
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