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Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Urge Treasury Department to Implement Corporate Transparency Act

This week, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., led a letter to U.S. Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen and Acting Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Himamauli Das regarding the...

Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney: Democrats Included Tax Penalties on Married Couples

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter from Republican colleagues, led by U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S....

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Urge Senate Find Solution for Puerto Rico’s Medicaid

Without congressional action, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program will lose 90 percent of its federal funding on September 30, 2021.
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Marco Rubio Wants State Department to Report on Religious Intolerance in Saudi Arabia

“The Saudi government must honor its commitment to remove references from their textbooks that direct hatred and incite violence towards other religions,” Rubio said. “Providing that type of educational material to children is dangerous and undermines counterterrorism efforts. We cannot give Riyadh a free pass as it attempts to maintain this hateful, violent content in its educational materials.”

Marco Rubio Continues the Fight to Reauthorize SBA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program

“The legislation would reauthorize the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation Pilot Program to give small businesses the opportunity to take out low-interest loans for the purpose of proactively implementing mitigation measures to protect their property from future disaster related damage,” Rubio’s office noted.

Marco Rubio Continues to Push to Let States Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent

Back in March 2019, Rubio, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and other Florida Republicans, brought back a proposal making DST permanent across the country.

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on White House to Back 5G Alternatives to Chinese-Made...

The senators urged Biden to include at least $1.5 billion each for two funds established by Congress to encourage the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) equipment, which would allow additional vendors to enter the 5G market and compete with manufacturers like Huawei, which is heavily subsidized by the Chinese government.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Bring Back Proposal to Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent in...

With Americans planning to adjust their clocks this weekend, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--to allow states to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent.

Charlie Crist, Alcee Hastings Want Federal Money to Fix State Unemployment Systems

Hastings backed the bill at the start of last week and Crist, who is a potential gubernatorial candidate in 2022, threw his support behind it on Sunday.

Marco Rubio Urges the Biden White House to Hold Turkey Accountable on Human Rights

The host of senators, which included U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, took aim at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s human rights record.
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Marco Rubio Brings Back the Hong Kong Safe Harbor Act

Besides granting Hong Kong protester Priority 2 Refugee Status, the bill would also waive immigration intent for non-immigrant visas and let refugees who have their citizenship revoked by the Chinese regime stay in the U.S. The bill would end in five years.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Vote to Approve the NDAA

The U.S. House passed the NDAA on Tuesday on a 335-78 vote, more than the two-thirds majority to override a veto.
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