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Dan Webster Helps Get Bill Reforming FEMA Repayments Into Law

U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., announced last week that a proposal he championed to “ensure innocent disaster victims won’t have their assistance clawed back by the federal government when it makes an error” is...

Marco Rubio: U.S. Needs to Build Economic Ties to Ecuador Before China Does

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., helped get the “United States-Ecuador Partnership Act” through as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as he offered a warning that China will try to build closer...

Majority of Florida Delegation Helps Get the NDAA Through the House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a record high $858 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House’s version was $45 billion higher than what President Joe Biden requested and includes a...

Florida’s Senators Urge Mitch McConnell Not to Advance NDAA Over COVID Vaccination Mandate

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the GOP leadership in the U.S. Senate “expressing opposition to moving forward...

Vern Buchanan Adds Health and Safety Amendments to NDAA

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., weighed in this week after he added three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The U.S. House passed the NDAA last week with a majority of both Democrats...

Frederica Wilson: FIU, FMU Getting Federal Funds from the NDAA

Before the holidays, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., noted that the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will include funds for Florida Memorial University (FMU) and Florida International University (FIU). The U.S. Senate passed...
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House Passes NDAA With Strong Support from the Florida Delegation

This week, the U.S. House passed the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with every member of the Florida delegation with the exception of U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., backing it. The House passed...

Marco Rubio Joins GOP Senators in Trying to Stop Feds from Paying Illegals

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind an amendment from U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “to block President Joe Biden’s reported plan to provide $450,000...

Marco Rubio, Florida Delegation Rally Behind the REEF Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Reusing Equipment for Environmental Fortification (REEF) Act,” which is backed by the Florida delegation in the U.S. House, in the upper chamber. U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira...

Maria Elvira Salazar Gets Bills on Small Business Contracts, Using Retired Navy Ships as...

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., advanced two of her bills which were rolled into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which cleared the U.S. House last week. “Securing these policy priorities in the NDAA...

Most of the Florida Delegation in the House Backs NDAA Despite Some GOP Opposition

Last week, the U.S. House voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House passed a $768 billion NDAA, higher than what the Biden administration asked and more than $35 billion more than...
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Florida Represenatives Shape the NDAA on Capitol Hill

Earlier this month, the House Armed Services Committee approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022, an annual bill that authorizes military spending and sets defense policy. The bill, which is expected...
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