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Florida Republicans Champion Resolution to Back Protestors Taking On Cuban Regime

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution “marking the one-year anniversary of last July’s historic democracy demonstrations in Cuba and condemning the illegitimate communist Cuban regime’s horrific oppression aimed at silencing...

With Strong Support From Florida Delegation, House Increases Funds for Childhood Cancer Research

This week, the U.S. House passed a proposal from U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-Va., to reauthorize the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program for five years, increasing the funding to $25 million annually,...

Maria Elvira Salazar, Chris Pappas Want to Help Police Departments Recruit and Retain Officers

Last week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, D-NH, in a push “to bring legislation to the floor that would improve recruitment and retention efforts by police...

Charlie Crist Routing Nikki Fried in New Poll

On Tuesday, Florida Politics reported on a poll from St. Pete Polls showing U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., with a commanding lead over state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried as Florida Democrats decide who they...

Annette Taddeo Pulls Out of Gubernatorial Race to Challenge Maria Elvira Salazar

On Monday, state Sen. Annette Taddeo, D-Miami, ended her bid for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis in November and will instead run against U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla. “Families in Miami...

Maria Elvira Salazar Meets With Coral Gables Leaders

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., held a roundtable in Coral Gables. Coral Gables’ leadership, including its mayor, vice-mayor, police chief and some of its commissioners, attended the event. "Coral Gables is one of...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill Expanding Childhood Cancer Research Gaining Traction in Congress

Backed by members of the Florida delegation, the “Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0“ is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in the spring of 2021, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced the proposal...

Maria Elvira Salazar’s Bill Reauthorizing Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Builds Momentum

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., helped get a proposal to help battle “rising rates of substance use disorder and addiction across the country” through a subcommittee without opposition. U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger,...

Republicans in Florida Delegation Split Over Sending $39.8 Billion in Assistance to Ukraine

This week, Republicans in the Florida delegation divided as the U.S. House passed a proposal from U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., authorizing $39.8 billion in additional assistance to Ukraine as the Russian invasion of...

Maria Elvira Salazar Wants USPS to Crack Down on Check Washing in Miami

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., wrote to United States Postal Service (USPS) Chief Postal Inspector Gary Barksdale about “the increase of check washing cases in Miami.” The congresswoman wrote Barksdale about the...

Maria Elvira Salazar Champions the Veterans for Mustangs Act

Last week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., threw her support behind U.S. Rep. Lisa McClain’s, R-Mich., “Veterans for Mustangs Act (VMA).” McClain’s proposal “would amend the 1971 Wild and Free Roaming Horses and Burros...

Florida Congresswomen Want to Know if Maduro Regime Benefits From Nuclear Deal With Iran

Last week, U.S. Reps. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., teamed up on the “Iranian Nuclear and Venezuelan Energy, Sanctions, and Terrorism Government Accountability Report (INVESTIGAR) Act.” Salazar introduced the bill last week...
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