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Florida Congressional Rep Wants Commerce Secretary to Help Travel and Tourism Industries

Last week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., showcased the “Travel and Tourism Act” that he brought out earlier in the month. The bill “would require the Secretary of Commerce to identify the resources, regulatory changes,...

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...

Florida Republicans Divide as House Passes Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat's, D-NY, “Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act.” The bill authorizes almost $75 million a year for the next five years “to improve security cooperation with...

Florida Delegation Wants Space Force’s STARCOM Located at Cape Canaveral

The Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Sec. Frank...

Coast Guard Turns to Eastern Shipbuilding Group to Build Heritage Class Offshore Patrol Cutter

This week, the U.S. Coast Guard announced it has awarded a contract to Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), which is based in the Panhandle to construct a Heritage Class offshore patrol cutter (OPC). ESG will construct...

Vern Buchanan Calls on White House to Protect Intellectual Property of Companies With COVID...

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., showcased a letter he led to President Joe Biden, calling on the White House to “halt its plan to waive intellectual property (IP) protections for U.S. companies”...

Neal Dunn, Darren Soto Get FEMA Loan Interest Payment Relief Act Through the House

Two members of the Florida delegation–Republican U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn and Democrat U.S. Rep. Darren Soto–scored a win this week as their “FEMA Loan Interest Payment Relief Act” was included in the “Resilient Assistance...

Scott Franklin: State Department Should Keep Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Terrorist List

This week, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., led a letter calling on U.S. Sec. of State Antony Blinken to continue placing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRCG) on the designated list of Foreign Terrorist...

Florida Republicans Join Bill Cassidy to Ensure U.S. Exports More Liquified Natural Gas

This week, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., brought out the “Small-Scale LNG Access Act” which is being championed in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. According to Cassidy’s office, the bill would...

Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill Divide on $1.5 Trillion Spending Package

This week, the U.S. House passed a package of government funding bills totaling around $1.5 trillion. The package funds the federal government through September. While the package represents a win for Democrats in charge of...

Scott Franklin Introduces Bill Banning Importing Oil From Venezuela

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., brought out a bill “to prohibit the importation of all petroleum products originating from Venezuela.” Franklin’s “Prohibiting Oil Trade with Venezuela’s Tyrant Act” has more than 20 Republican...

Kat Cammack Works With Marco Rubio on Bill Stopping Funds Going to Schools that...

U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., announced this week she will take up U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “Keep Kids in School Act” in the U.S. House. The bill “would prohibit around $164 billion in unspent...
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