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Florida’s Senators Want to Impose Sanctions on Daniel Ortega as Nicaraguan Regime Jails Opponents

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by 14 of his Senate colleagues, including Florida’s two U.S. senators, to draw attention to the Ortega regime’s...

Rick Scott Champions the Prevent Government Shutdowns Act on Capitol Hill

This week, with the backing of a senator from the Sunshine State, U.S. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, brought back a proposal “which would take government shutdowns off the table by...
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Marco Rubio Wants to Protect More Workers from Non-Compete Agreements

Rubio has been pushing the bill, which “would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to prevent employers from using non-compete agreements in employment contracts for certain non-exempt employees,” since the start of 2019. 

Marco Rubio Calls on VA to Improve Program to Help Veterans, Military Families...

Rubio, Maggie Hassan, D-NH,  and seven other senators urged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help more veterans and military families purchase homes by providing additional flexibilities under the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program, as well as additional education and outreach to real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and veterans about the VA Home Loan process. 
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Marco Rubio Brings Back Bills to Protect Small Businesses From Cyber Threats

At the start of 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., now the chairman of the Small Business Committee, on SBA Cyber Awareness Act.” Rubio brought the bill back this week with the support of U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Jim Risch, R-Idaho. 
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Marco Rubio Backs Recognizing Military Service in Public Service Loan Forgiveness Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan’s, D-NH, proposal to “expedite student loan forgiveness for service members.” On Thursday, Hassan introduced the “Recognizing Military Service in Public...

Ashley Moody, State Attorneys General Push Congress to Reauthorize National Threat Assessment Center

On Monday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on Congress to pass the “EAGLES Act” to reauthorize the Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) and have it do more with school safety. The proposal...
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Marco Rubio Backs Chris Coons’ National Manufacturing Guard Act

Supporters of the proposal, which also include U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, stress that it will “invest $1 billion over five years in the ability of the U.S. government to mitigate future supply chain emergencies.”
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Rick Scott Announces Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Assignments

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., will serve on the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) and the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.
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Florida Delegation Backs Bill to Reauthorize National Threat Assessment Center, Expand its School Safety...

The EAGLES Act was named after the mascot of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland where a school shooting took place in 2018 leaving 17 people dead.
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Florida’s Senators Mull Over Bipartisan Proposal for $908 Billion Coronavirus Stimulus

Rubio, who leads the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, thanked the backers of the proposal but noted that it provides less than $300 billion for small businesses, including another round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and more funds for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL).
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Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on FCC to Adopt OpenRAN

Rubio has pushed for the adoption of open and adaptable solutions in the United States as an alternative to Chinese equipment providers Huawei and ZTE, malign state-directed telecommunications companies that pose a clear and growing threat to the economic and national security of the U.S. and our allies.
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