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Congress Extends Caribbean Economic Recovery Act

The agreement was set to expire in 2020 unless renewed.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Praise the Heroes Lost in NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack

Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott joined Republican U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia and Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and Democrat U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in passing the resolution.

Marco Rubio Calls on Mike Pompeo to Create Special Envoy to Help End Civil...

This week, from his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo to provide diplomatic leadership in South Sudan where a civil war has killed as many as 400,000 since 2013.

Marco Rubio Pushes More Tax Relief for Americans Hurt by Hurricane Michael

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing an effort on Capitol Hill offering some tax relief for Americans hurt by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and wildfires in California.

Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Push Hurricane Dorian Charitable Giving Act

Three members of the Florida congressional delegation are leading the charge on Capitol Hill to offer tax incentives so more Americans will support charities helping victims of Hurricane Dorian.

Marco Rubio Champions Extension of the Caribbean Economic Recovery Act

The proposal would extend the current agreement--which has been in place for almost two decades until 2030.

Florida Senators Back 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Bill Which Now Heads to President’s Desk

On Tuesday, with the support of both of Florida’s senators, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to authorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for decades to come.

Marco Rubio: Time to Honor Americans Killed in Benghazi Attacks With Congressional Gold Medal

On Monday, Rubio paired up with U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Ron Wyden, D-Oreg., bringing out a proposal to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Stevens, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith who were killed in the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi.
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Marco Rubio Urges William Barr to Help Families of Beirut Barracks Bombing Victims Sue...

More than 300 American and French military personnel were killed in the terrorist attack.

Marco Rubio Leads Senators in Calling on Congress to Quickly Pass Disaster Funding

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading senators from both sides of the aisle to push for Congress to move quickly in passing disaster supplemental funding legislation to help Americans recover from recent disasters, including Hurricane Michael which hit the Panhandle in October. 

Ron DeSantis Picks Joe Jacquot to Serve as Chief Legal Advisor for Office of...

“Joe Jacquot is an exceptional attorney with vast experience at the federal and state levels in both legal and policy matters,” DeSantis said on Wednesday..