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Scott Franklin Brings Back Bill to Ensure Companies Can’t Profit Off Selling Fetal Remains

Last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., brought back the “Prohibiting Abortion Industry’s Lucrative Loopholes Act,” insisting his proposal “will close existing loopholes to ensure that abortion organizations cannot profit off the sale of...

Scott Franklin Joins the Powerful House Appropriations Committee

Starting his second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., is joining one of the most powerful committees on Capitol Hill. Last week, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Tex., the chairwoman of the...

Scott Franklin, Darren Soto Lead Florida Delegation Calling on Congress to Help Citrus After...

At the end of last week, two congressmen representing Central Florida--Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto and Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin--rounded up 15 other members of the Florida delegation in urging the U.S. House...

Majority of Florida Delegation Helps Get the NDAA Through the House

Last week, the U.S. House passed a record high $858 billion version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House’s version was $45 billion higher than what President Joe Biden requested and includes a...

All Incumbents in the Florida Congressional Delegation–Except Al Lawson–Win on Election Night

With more than 85 percent of the vote in across the Sunshine State, most members of the Florida congressional delegation won big on Tuesday night. Republicans did well in North Florida as U.S. Reps. Kat...

Florida Republicans Urge Navy Secretary to Speed Up Benefits for Retired Sailors

At the end of last week, Republicans in the Florida delegation sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Navy Carlos Del Toro urging a swift resolution to the problem of sailors retiring in...

Florida Congressmen Back Mike Johnson’s Stop the Sexualization of Children Act

This week, more than 30 U.S. House Republicans, including three from Florida, threw their support behind U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson’s, R-La., proposal that “prohibits federal, state, local governments, and private organizations from using federal...
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Scott Franklin a Near Lock to Keep Florida Congressional Seat for Republicans

Republican Scott Franklin edged then U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., and then defeated Democrat Alan Cohn in 2020 to claim a seat in Congress--and things look a lot easier for him this time out. Franklin...

Scott Franklin Takes Up Marco Rubio’s, Rick Scott’s Simplifying Grants Act

U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., brought out the companion measure to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “Simplifying Grants Act,” which, supporters insist, will “make it easier for local governments, with less than 50,000 people,...

Gus Bilirakis Leads Letter to Biden Opposing California Gas and Diesel Powered Vehicle Ban

Last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., led a letter signed more than 150 U.S. House Republicans to President Joe Biden “in opposition to a forthcoming waiver request from the state of California that...
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Republicans in Florida Delegation Want to Prevent Energy Exploration in the Gulf Test Range

Last week, with the support of Republicans in the Florida delegation, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., introduced the“Preserving the Gulf Test Range to Ensure Military Readiness Act.” The bill...

Scott Franklin Pushes Pentagon to Investigate Kelisa Wing’s ‘Racially Motivated Statements’

From his perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., is teaming up with U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, to call on the U.S. Defense Department to investigate what...
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