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Rick Scott Brings Out Bill to Ensure OSHA Can Not Impose Mandates

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard Clarification Act.” Scott introduced the bill with six Republican co-sponsors including U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. “Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision...

Marco Rubio: Feds Need to Investigate Amazon’s Hiring Practices

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin Walsh calling for a full investigation into Amazon’s labor practices. The full text...

Florida Democrats Back Fines on Business Not Complying With Vaccine Mandates

Every Democrat in the Florida congressional delegation, including those like U.S. Reps. Charlies Crist and Stephanie Murphy at the more moderate end of the Democratic caucus, voted in favor of the $1.75 trillion spending...

Legislative Leaders Showcase Their Agenda for Next Week’s Special Session in Tallahassee

On Monday, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, and Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, today, joined by Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced their “Keep Florida Free” legislative agenda that their respective chambers will...
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Tampa Bay Congressional Representatives Call on DOJ to Investigate Gopher Resource Lead Smelting Plant

The letter to the DOJ comes on the heels of in-depth investigative reporting done by the Tampa Bay Times in a multi-part exposé entitled “Poison” detailing the abhorrent conditions in which employees at Gopher Resource were forced to work.
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Donna Shalala Trying to Protect Health Care Workers, Expand Free Testing for Coronavirus

Despite being in her first term on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., continues to play a major role as Democrats in the U.S. House respond to coronavirus.