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Florida Delegation Cheers Donald Trump Signing USMCA Into Law

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., who announced earlier that month that he was going to stick to a campaign promise and not run again in 2020, was the only member of the Florida delegation to vote against the bill.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Back USMCA Which Now Heads to the White House

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement with both senators from Florida backing the measure.

Florida Democrats Support, Sunshine State Republicans Divide on Budget Votes

The U.S. House passed $1.4 trillion in appropriations, including $738 billion for defense, this week with Democrats from Florida backing the proposals while Republicans from the Sunshine State divided on them.
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Florida Delegation Helps Get Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Through House Again

Over the summer, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation. 

Ross Spano Helps Gets ‘Boots to Business Bill’ for Veterans Through the House

When they brought out the bill, Spano pointed to the large number of veterans in Central Florida including more than 100,000 of them in Hillsborough County.

Florida Delegation Breaks on Party Lines on Impeachment Inquiry Vote

On a party lines vote on Thursday, the U.S. House voted to formalize an impeachment inquiry focused on President Donald Trump.

With Strong Support From Florida, House Passes Resolution Against BDS Movement Targeting Israel

The House passed the resolution on a 398-17 vote as 16 Democrats and U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., voted against it. Four Democrats and U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., who left the GOP earlier this month, voted present. Twelve members, including U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., did not vote.

Val Demings Gets Homeland Security Training Bill Through the House

The House passed Demings’ “Pathways to Improving Homeland Security at the Local Level Act” which “would enhance counterterrorism preparedness at the local level by expanding access to training and tools through the Department of Homeland Security” on a 412-12 vote.