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Stephanie Murphy, Michael Waltz Want More Help from the Pentagon for Florida National Guard

This week, two members of the Florida delegation on Capitol--U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla.--helped lead a letter to U.S. Defense Sec. Lloyd Austin, calling on more support for the Florida,...

Ted Deutch Calls Out Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Antisemitic Comments

“They are murderers, to the point that they kill children who are five or six years old. They are murderers, to the point they drag women on the ground to their death and they are murderers, to the point they kill old people,” Erdogan said. “ They only are satisfied by sucking their blood.”

Two Florida Democrats Staying in the Leadership of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

Demings will once again be one of more than 10 vice-chairs of the task force while Deutch will return as the chief whip under U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., the chairman of the group
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Florida Republicans Back Proposal Cutting Airport Funds From Companies Helping China Steal Technology

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Texas, introduced the “Airport Infrastructure Resources (AIR) Security Act," a bill which “prohibits federal airport improvement funds from being used to purchase passenger boarding bridges from companies that have violated the IP rights and threaten the national security of the United States.” The three Florida Republicans and Texas Republican U.S. Reps. Marc Veasey and Lance Gooden are cosponsoring the bill.

Marco Rubio, Florida Congressmen Urge FAA Not to Send Funds to Companies Tied to...

Three Republicans from the Sunshine State--U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz--signed a letter urging Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to prevent any of the $10 billion in airport grants passed in the (CARES) Act to be used for contracts with Chinese-owned or subsidized companies.
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Florida Congressmen Reflect on Poway Synagogue Shooting

“Tragically, as we were reminded last week, deadly hatred against the Jewish community did not end with the Holocaust. We must honor their memory by pledging ourselves to stand up to anti-Semitism and all forms of hatred and bigotry,” they said in conclusion.
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Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack Clears House With Strong Support From Florida

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Penn., brought out the resolution and had the cochairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, as cosponsors. 
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South Florida Congressional Reps Back Resolution Condemning Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

This week, the two South Florida congressional representatives who help co-chair the House of Representatives Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, which has more than 100 members, backed a resolution condemning the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 people at the end of last month. 
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