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Marco Rubio Champions the Federal Skills Act to Change Government Hiring Policies

Rubio insists the bill iwill “remove traditional education bias within federal hiring practices and expand federal workforce opportunities to qualified Americans with alternative education credentials, relevant experience, or demonstrated abilities.”
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Rick Scott Brings Out the Federal Debt Emergency Control Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Federal Debt Emergency Control Act,” insisting it will help “rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending and provide a concrete path forward to tackle the nation’s nearly $30 trillion debt.”
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Michael Waltz Asks OMB, OPM About Reopening Basic Services

In the letter, Waltz asked for further clarification on reopening processes.
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Florida’s Senators Champion the ‘Keep China Out of Solar Energy Act’

Last week, Scott introduced the “Keep China Out of Solar Energy Act” which will “prohibit federal funds from being used to buy solar panels manufactured or assembled in Communist China, specifically the Xinjiang province, which is known for its use of forced labor.”

Rick Scott Scott Calls on OMB For More Transparency on $4.5 Trillion Allocated for...

As Congress considers additional COVID-19 relief, Scott asked that all available information is released regarding tax dollar allocations and spending to make the best decisions for how to move the nation forward.
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Florida Congressmen Urge OMB to Stop Sending Funds to ‘Anarchist Autonomous Zones’

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC, rounded up more than two dozen Republicans on Capitol Hill in sending a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russ Vought calling on him “to use his authority to prevent federal funding for anarchist jurisdictions and to report the amount of taxpayer dollars used to enable autonomous zones.” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., signed the letter. 
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Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin Want OMB to Consider Small Business Contractors When Issuing Regulations...

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., the top Democrat on the committee, sent a letter to Russell Vought, the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding the implementation of Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019 NDAA).
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Rick Scott Urges OMB to Remove Funds for Some Projects in $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus...

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Russ Vought urging the administration to rescind billions of dollars of “wasteful and unrelated funding included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act so this money can instead be used to help American families.”

Alcee Hastings’ Proposal Ending ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’ on DOD Forms Clears...

“Offensive terms appearing in other DoD documents include skin color descriptions such as ‘Yellow’ for Asian Americans and ‘Red’ for Native Americans. This is quite simply unacceptable, and my legislation will see that it is fixed,” Hastings added.
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Rick Scott: U.S. Needs to Get Tough With China, Huawei

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., a key ally of the White House, offered advice for the Trump administration on Asian affairs even as President Donald Trump continued to try to hammer a trade deal with China and met with North Korean leaders.

Alcee Hastings Wants to Change DOD Forms to End ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

“Senator Duckworth and I introduced bicameral legislation requiring DOD to review its in-use forms and make any necessary updates to ensure that no racially or ethnically insensitive terminology is in use,” said Hastings.
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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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