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Val Demings Gets Support for Solar Manufacturing Included in Democrats’ America Competes Act

U.S. Rep. Val Demings’, D-Fla., proposal sending $3 billion over the next five years to solar component manufacturing companies is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill. Demings, who is looking to challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio,...
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Darren Soto Working With Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Fracking Ban

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, brought out the “Ban Fracking Act” last week. The bill “would institute an immediate federal ban on all new federal permits for fracking-related infrastructure and a ban on fracking within 2,500 feet of homes and schools by 2021” before, in 2025, banning fracking. Soto is the only cosponsor of the bill in the House. 

Charlie Crist Wants Military Bases Protected From Floods, Rising Sea Levels

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., added the amendment to the House version of the NDAA. According to Crist’s office, the amendment “requires the military to work with agencies like NOAA and NASA that track our changing climate, to incorporate flooding and sea level rise projections into their plans for building new military installations and fortifying current ones.”

Ron DeSantis Calls on South Florida Water Management District Board Members to Resign

Speaking in Stuart on Thursday, DeSantis “called for the immediate resignations of all governing board members of the South Florida Water Management District.” DeSantis said he was following the advice of U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla.
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