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Linda Stewart, Amy Mercado Want to Crack Down on Indecent Exposure in Florida
State Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, and state Rep. Amy Mercado, D-Fla., brought out a bill raising the penalties on indecent exposure.
Stephanie Murphy: FEMA Sending $17.5 Million to Central Florida for Hurricane Irma Reimbursements
The funds come from FEMA’s Public Assistance program. Seminole County will receive almost $14.5 million while Orlando will get $3 million.
Latest GOP House Retirements Won’t Have an Impact on Florida Congressional Races
With two more congressmen bowing out on Monday, 20 Republicans in the U.S. House will not run for reelection in 2020--but the new departures shouldn’t have much of an impact in the Sunshine State.
Don’t Expect Florida to Be Impacted Much by House GOP Retirements in 2020
The current Republicans in the Florida delegation offer a host of new faces even when compared to only a few years ago. That being the case, don’t expect many Republican retirements in the Florida delegation--but there could be a handful of them.
Stephanie Murphy in Good Shape for Third Term in Central Florida
First elected to Congress in 2016 when she defeated longtime U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., Murphy has grown increasingly prominent during her second term in Congress, including being named to the leadership of the Blue Dog Coalition and claiming a seat on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.
Jan Edwards Ends Bid to Challenge Stephanie Murphy
This week, Central Florida Republican Jan Edwards ended her challenge to U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla. After working in telecommunications, Edwards founded the Paving the Way Foundation where she currently serves as a president. The foundation looks to fight child trafficking in Florida and at the international level.
Republican Jan Edwards Launches Challenge to Stephanie Murphy
After working in telecommunications, Edwards founded the Paving the Way Foundation where she currently serves as a president. The foundation looks to fight child trafficking in Florida and at the international level.
Stephanie Murphy Stays on West Point’s Board of Visitors
“West Point is renowned for ensuring every cadet receives strong discipline, invaluable leadership skills, and a world-class education,” said Murphy. “It is a privilege to once again have a role in helping develop future leaders of character."
Stephanie Murphy Fights Back as Democrats Embrace Socialism
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., told a crowd at the BakerHostetler conference in Washington D.C. that she stands against her party’s increasingly leftward trend.
Stephanie Murphy: Congress Should Keep Doing its Job if There’s Another Shutdown
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy teamed up with U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., a frequent legislative ally, to bring out the “Keep Congress Working Act” which “would require Congress to remain in session and work if the government is shut down.”
Stephanie Murphy Takes a Turn as Speaker Pro Tempore of the House
On Thursday, sophomore U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., wielded the gavel in the U.S. House, becoming the first Vietnamese-American to lead the chamber as she served as speaker pro tempore.
Stephanie Murphy Takes a Seat on House Ways and Means Committee
With her party now controlling the House, Murphy becomes the only Florida Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee and the first one to sit on it in almost a decade.