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Rick Scott: More than 2 Million Illegal Immigrants Entered U.S. in 2021 and Biden...

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., doubled down on his proposal to “require the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the vetting and processing of...

Rick Scott Fails to Get Quick Passage of Upholding the Law at Our Border...

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., tried to get his proposal to “require the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the vetting and processing of migrants apprehended along the...
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Rick Scott Champions the Upholding the Law at Our Border Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his proposal to “require the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the vetting and processing of migrants apprehended along the southwest border...

Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Not to Release Internationally-Held Reserves to the Taliban

This week. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, in sending a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen urging her “to use all means necessary to keep...
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Marco Rubio: Time to Defend US Infrastructure Networks Against Cybersecurity Threats

Rubio is co-sponsoring U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act” which “would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to ensure they can better identify and mitigate threats to Industrial Control Systems, the operational technology involved in operating the function of critical infrastructure networks, including pipelines, water supply and electric utilities.”

Marco Rubio: DOJ Should Not Offer Amnesty to Researchers Who Did Not Disclose Foreign...

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined fellow Republican U.S. Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Cornyn of Texas, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Rob Portman of Ohio, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Todd Young of Indiana to send a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting a detailed briefing on the reported U.S. Department of Justice’s amnesty program, which would allow U.S. academics to disclose past foreign funding without fear of prosecution for their disclosures.

Marco Rubio Backs Kyrsten Sinema’s Homecare for Seniors Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced he was backing the “Homecare for Seniors Act” from U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. The proposal “would allow seniors to use Health Savings Account (HSA) funds for...
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Brian Mast Continues to Champion the Burn Pit Transparency Act

Back in 2019, Mast and then U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hi., brought back a proposal having the federal government evaluate veterans and active-duty personnel who might have been exposed to open burn pits and airborne chemicals. Over the past three decades, more than 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic chemicals.

Stephanie Murphy Wants Businesses to Get Federal Tax Credit for COVID Tests, PPE, Disinfecting...

Rice introduced the “Healthy Workplaces Act” last week with Murphy as a co-sponsor. Other original backers include U.S. Reps. Darrin LaHood, R-Ill., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. Two other congressmen--U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Ronny Jackson, R-Texas--threw their support their bill later last week.

Marco Rubio Asks for Justification for Ongoing Security at the Capitol

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. joined other Republican senators in sending a letter to Yogananda Pittman, acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, asking for additional information regarding the need for certain ongoing security measures at the U.S. Capitol.

Marco Rubio Brings Back the Foreign Influence Transparency Act Targeting Confucius Institutes

U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio,, Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are backing Rubio’s proposal.

Marco Rubio, GOP Senators Urge Joe Biden Not to Repeat Past Mistakes on Iran

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Pat Toomey, R-Penn., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, sent a letter to President Joe Biden outlining Republican policy on effectively addressing the challenge posed by Iran as the administration seeks to re-engage with the Iranian regime.
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