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Florida Delegation Urges National Archives to Reopen National Personnel Records Center

Last week, members of the Florida delegation wrote the National Archives and Records Administration to express concern over the growing backlog of constituents’ requests for military records at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)...

Scott Franklin Honors Former Florida Congressman Andy Ireland

This week, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., praised former U.S. Rep. Andy Ireland, R-Fla., after meeting the former congressman. Franklin said that Ireland was instrumental in helping him attend the U.S. Naval Academy and entering...

Florida Delegation Reacts to Taliban Taking Over Afghanistan

With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, members of the Florida delegation reacted this week to the fall of the American-supported government. “For 20 years, American men and women have fought and given their lives in...

Scott Franklin Wants American Small Businesses to Help Create Global AI Standards

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., introduced a bill that “will support small businesses with financial backing so they can participate in setting global standards for Artificial Intelligence (AI)”...
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Florida Delegation Wants Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Investigate Cuba

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., led members of the Florida delegation in sending a letter to Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Tania Reneaum Panszi, urging her “to direct the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to initiate an immediate investigation into the regime’s violations of the human rights of the Cuban people.” 
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Florida Delegation Honors Stanley Cup Champs Tampa Bay Lightning

The resolution is being championed by U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Charlie Crist, R-Fla., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., and Greg Steube, R-Fla.

Scott Franklin: DOT Sending $3.6 Million to Lakeland Linder International Airport

The airport averages approximately 110,000 annual operations and contributes $1.5 billion to the economy of central Florida.

Florida Delegation Calls on Air Force to Base KC-46 Pegasus Tankers at MacDill AFB

MacDill and Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington State are the top two candidates for the new KC-46s. Later this year, the Air Force will share its top choice – the other base will be designated as the preferred alternate.
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Scott Franklin Champions Cutting Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens Act

The bill would codify an executive action from former President Donald Trump which was called the two-for-one deregulation rule.
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind the STOP Human Trafficking Act

This week, members of the Florida congressional delegation allies behind a proposal to “direct the U.S. Attorney General to conduct a study on the prevalence and instances of human trafficking at adult entertainment clubs and to report those findings to Congress.”

Scott Franklin: China Should Not Take Part in Rim of the Pacific Military Exercise

Last month, Franklin brought out a proposal to “further block the People’s Republic of China from participating in the Rim of the Pacific, the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, until it has recognized and addressed it’s genocidal actions against the Uighur Muslims."
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Central Florida Delegation Call on Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg to Support I-4 Expansion

U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., Charlie Crist, D-Fla., Val Demings, D-Fla., Scott Franklin, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz R-Fla., signed the letter.