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Marco Rubio Backs Tommy Tuberville’s, Greg Murphy’s Proposed Reforms to the GI Bill

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind a proposal from U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., and U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-NC, “to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Join GOP Senators Calling on EPA to Stop WOTUS Overreach

Last week, Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott-joined U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-SD, and every Republican in the chamber in a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S....

Marco Rubio: HHS Needs to Rescind Rule Making Toddlers Wear Masks at Head Start...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., doubled down on his support of U.S. Sen. John Thune’s, R-SD, and U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., “Preventing Mandates on Toddlers Act” and his opposition to a...
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Florida’s Senators Back Proposal to Battle Inflation

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind a proposal “that would help combat inflationary spending" and “would bar legislation that would be estimated to increase inflation until...
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Marco Rubio Urges Senate to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Rubio was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, Mike Rounds, R-SD, Joe Manchin, D-WV, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-SD, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee  Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., urging them to support Israel’s emergency request of “$1 billion in security assistance in order to replenish and prepare its Iron Dome missile defense system for a future conflict.” 
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Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”

DOJ Praises Charlie Crist’s Task Force to Cut Down on Spam Calls

Back in January 2019, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., paired up with U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright, D-Penn., Garret Graves, R-La., and the late Walter Jones, R-NC, to bring out the “Spam Calls Task Force Act” which will create a federal task force to cut down on spam calls. 
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Francis Rooney Glad to See Labor Department Pushing for More Financial Transparency From Unions

At the start of 2018, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., introduced the House version of the “Union Transparency and Accountability Act" which U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-SD, has pushed on Capitol Hill in recent years.
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Marco Rubio Urges Donald Trump To Boost Private Sector’s 5G Deployment

Rubio, along with U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-SD. and colleagues also expressed concerns regarding a Request For Information released by the U.S. Department of Defense that contradicts the successful market-driven strategy for 5G deployment and development.
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Marco Rubio Meets With Key Leaders on Senate Tour of Europe

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations and the Select Intelligence Committees, toured the Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey and the United Kingdom to oversee federal programs last week.
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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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Donald Trump Signs Florida Delegation Backed-Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Into Law

Back in May, on a 97-1 vote, the U.S. Senate passed Thune‘s “Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act” which, according to supporters, “gives regulators more time to find robocall scammers, increases penalties for violators, promotes call authentication and blocking adoption, and brings federal agencies and state attorneys general together to address obstacles to criminal prosecution of robocallers who intentionally flout laws.” U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., cast the only vote against the proposal.
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