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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Byron Donalds Sound the Alarm on PPP Funds Going to...

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.”

Kat Cammack Wants to Limit the President’s Power on Regulations

"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.

Marco Rubio Backs Proposal to Permanently End Congressional Earmarks

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., introduced the proposal at the start of the week. 

Rick Scott Announces Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Assignments

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.

Rand Paul Endorses Kat Cammack to Replace Ted Yoho in Congress

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. 

Congress Passes, Trump Signs Second Coronavirus Emergency Bill

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.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Back $8.3 Billion Coronavirus Bill

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted for a bill authorizing $8.3 billion to ready for and combat coronavirus.

New Poll Shows Marco Rubio, Rick Scott in Good Shape With Florida Voters

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.
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Donald Trump Signs Florida Delegation Backed-Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Into Law

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.

Florida Delegation Helps Get Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Through House Again

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. 

Vern Buchanan: Congress Needs to Move Quickly Against Robocalls

“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.
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Florida Senators Back 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Bill Which Now Heads to President’s Desk

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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