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Florida’s Senators Back Greatest Generation Memorial Act

Florida’s two U.S. senators threw their support behind a proposal to have the U.S. Treasury create new coins to help the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Marco Rubio, Florida GOP Reps Call on Pentagon to Establish Rare Earth Metallurgical Cooperative

This week, members of the Florida delegation signed a letter from U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-WV., in sending U.S. Defense Sec. Lloyd Austin urging him to work with President Joe Biden to establish a...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Have Questions About Disney Filming Mulan in China

Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and co-chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), led the letter which was also signed by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Ted Cruz, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and other congressional members from both sides of the aisle.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Makes a Bid to Lead Appropriations Committee

The post will be vacant as U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-NY, the current chairwoman, is not seeking reelection in 2020. 
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Feds Should Keep Monitoring for Toxic Algae, Red Tide in Shutdowns, Francis Rooney Insists

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to ensure federal monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) continues even in the event of a federal shutdown.
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Brian Mast Gets 60 Members of Congress to Urge White House to Fund Programs...

On Wednesday, Mast paired up with U.S. Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oreg., Dave Joyce, R-Ohio, and Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, to round up more than 55 members of the U.S. House to write a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney “urging the Trump Administration to fully fund all programs related to addressing harmful algal blooms in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020 budget.”
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Brian Mast Wants Feds to Offer More Funding to Fight Algal Blooms

On Wednesday, Mast unveiled his latest proposal, providing federal funds to communities fighting against algal blooms and ensuring that a federal program built to combat them will not expire.
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