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Charlie Crist, Nancy Mace Team Up on Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., continued to focus on guardianship issues this week, pairing up again with U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC, on the “Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act" which “directs state courts...
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Florida’s Senators Urge SSA to Reopen Field Offices for In-Person Services

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Sens. Tim Scott, R-SC, Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and almost a dozen Republican colleagues in sending a letter urging Acting Social Security Administration...
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Val Demings: Time to Have More Staff Answering Social Security Hotline

Last week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., threw her support behind U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s, D-Iowa, “Meeting Our Seniors’ Social Security Needs Act,” which would have the Social Security Administration (SSA) have more staff...

Florida Republicans Join Chris Jacobs in Calling on Feds to Reopen Social Security Offices

Last week, U.S. Rep. Chris Jacobs, R-NY, led more than four dozen Republicans in the U.S. House in sending a letter to the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees, calling...

Charlie Crist Announces Federal Funds for Abilities, Inc. of Florida

Crist announced that the SSA will send $259,500, which will be overseen by the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) program.
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Vern Buchanan Wants Social Security to Get Back to Sending Annual Statements in the...

Back in 2019, Larson and Buchanan brought out the “Know Your Social Security Act,” which, according to the Florida Republican’s office “helps Americans plan for retirement by making it easier to access critical information about their Social Security earnings, contributions and future benefits.” The bill now heads to the House floor.

Greg Steube Opens New Office in Lake Placid

A year and a half into his first term in Congress, Steube also has offices in Venice, Punta Gorda, and Sebring. He weighed in on why he set up the Lake Placid office which is located at 1069 US 27 North.

Rick Scott Calls on IRS to Address Improper Payments and Get Money to Americans...

Last week, following reports of improper economic relief payments, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig requesting that the IRS address issues surrounding these payments.

Charlie Crist Introduces Bill to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

“Escaping domestic violence is one of the most difficult things a person can do,” said Crist. “This legislation supports survivors who make the brave choice to restart their lives safely and independently, ensuring one step in that process is a little less burdensome.”

Ashley Moody Warns Floridians on Spam Callers Spoofing Law Enforcement Phone Numbers

On Monday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody warned about an imposter scam spoofing Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) phone numbers.