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Maria Elvira Salazar Backs Bill to Close Loopholes to Stop Cuban, Venezuelan Money Laundering

This week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., showcased her support of U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski’s, D-NJ, bill “that closes loopholes that kleptocrats from around the world use to launder money in the United...

Marco Rubio, Kirsten Gillibrand Team Up on the Stop Underrides Act to Improve Highway...

“The Stop Underrides Act would help prevent these terrible and all-too-often fatal truck-trailer accidents by ensuring that cars can no longer slide underneath trucks. I’m reminded of the death of Michael Higginbotham, who was killed in an underride crash in Memphis and whose parents, Randy and Laurie Higginbotham, have been urging Congress to take action on this long-overdue issue. By strengthening outdated requirements and requiring new trucks to be equipped with adequate rear, side and front guards, our bill will help save lives and avoid horrific injuries,” said Cohen.

Senate Version of Joe Neguse’s, Matt Gaetz’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act Introduced

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.

Matt Gaetz Backs Joe Neguse’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.”
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Charlie Crist Brings Back Proposal to Expand Seat Belt Use on School Buses

In April 2017, during his first months in Congress, Crist introduced the “Best to Use Safety (BUS) Belts Act” which would mandate that all new school busses have seat belts. Crist worked on the issue when he served in the Florida Senate in Tallahassee.

New House Ethics Chair Ted Deutch Wants to Reform Presidential Nominee Disclosures

Deutch teamed up with U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, to introduce the “Conflicts from Political Fundraising Act” on Monday. 

Alcee Hastings Wants Congress to End Corporal Punishment in Schools

This week, Hastings, the dean of the Florida delegation and the vice chairman of the U.S. House Rules Committee, unveiled the “Ending Corporal Punishment In Schools Act.”
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