Tag: prevent government shutdowns act

Rick Scott Champions the Prevent Government Shutdowns Act on Capitol Hill

This week, with the backing of a senator from the Sunshine State, U.S. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, brought back a proposal “which would take government shutdowns off the table by...

Rick Scott Makes One Last Push to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget

On Monday, Scott called on Congress to include the proposal, which would withhold congressional pay unless a budget is passed, as it looks to pass a funding bill before the Dec. 11 deadline to avoid a federal shutdown.