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Last week, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, introduced the “Protecting Funding for Women’s Healthcare Act” which would “prevent any taxpayer dollars from going to the nation’s single largest provider of abortions, as the Biden administration looks to reverse a rule that prevents Title X funds from going to abortion providers.”
"The REINS Act is a measure that ensures Congress is the only lawmaker in the United States. This bill reasserts Article I authority that vests all legislative power in Congress and provides necessary oversight of the executive rulemaking process," said Cammack.
U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., introduced the proposal at the start of the week.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., will serve on the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) and the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.
On Wednesday, Paul endorsed Cammack, a former aide to Yoho who led his campaign when he upset longtime U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., in 2012.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $100 billion proposal trying to position the federal government to respond to the coronavirus outbreak and help Americans impacted by the economic downturn that has accompanied it.
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted for a bill authorizing $8.3 billion to ready for and combat coronavirus.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has the approval of 48 percent of Florida voters while 33 percent disapprove of him and 19 percent are not sure about him. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., has the approval of 47 percent of Florida voters while 36 percent disapprove of him and 18 percent are not sure.
Back in May, on a 97-1 vote, the U.S. Senate passed Thune‘s “Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act” which, according to supporters, “gives regulators more time to find robocall scammers, increases penalties for violators, promotes call authentication and blocking adoption, and brings federal agencies and state attorneys general together to address obstacles to criminal prosecution of robocallers who intentionally flout laws.” U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., cast the only vote against the proposal.
Over the summer, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation.
“Americans were hit with record-high 5.7 billion robocalls, or more than 17 per person, just in October alone. According to the new report by robocall-blocking app YouMail, this is a 25 percent increase from the previous month,” the congressman’s office noted.
On Tuesday, with the support of both of Florida’s senators, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to authorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for decades to come.
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