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Ted Deutch Brings Back the Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act

Insisting it will “extend the solvency of Social Security and ensure that seniors continue to benefit from the programs they have worked for throughout their lives,” this week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., brought...

Ted Deutch, French Hill Back New Executive Order Punishing Those Who Take Americans Hostage

With the administration working to release WNBA player Brittney Griner from Russia, last week, President Joe Biden issued an executive order entitled “Bolstering Efforts to Bring Hostages and Wrongfully Detained United States Nationals Home.” The...

Ted Deutch, Joe Wilson Welcome Yair Lapid as Israel’s New Prime Minister

With Yair Lapid taking over from Naftali Bennett as Israel’s prime minister, retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., welcomed the new leader. Deutch, the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee,...

Ted Deutch Helps Get Bill Authorizing National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders Through...

Last week, as part of the “Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act,” the U.S. House passed the “Anna Westin Legacy Act (AWA)” from retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla. The bill passed on...

Party Lines Hold in the Florida Delegation as House Passes Gun Control Package

This week, the U.S. House passed a gun control package on a 223-204 vote which mostly mirrored party lines. Republican U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, Chris Jacobs of New York,...

Florida Republicans Divide as House Passes Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat's, D-NY, “Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act.” The bill authorizes almost $75 million a year for the next five years “to improve security cooperation with...

Florida Delegation Wants Space Force’s STARCOM Located at Cape Canaveral

The Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Sec. Frank...
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Ted Deutch Applauds Noa Tishby Being Named by Israel as a Special Envoy to...

This week, retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, applauded Israel for naming Noa Tishby as its first Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism...

Florida Congressmen Want Local Schools to Keep Parents in the Loop on School Threats

This week, two Democrats in the Florida delegation--U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist and Ted Deutch--championed the “Parents Need to Know Act” which, they insist, will “counter the nationwide rise of gun violence and shootings in...

Ted Deutch, Vern Buchanan Get Seniors Fraud Prevention Act Signed Into Law

Last week, two Florida congressmen got their proposal battling fraud against seniors through the signed into law. Back in 2013, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., to introduce...

Ted Deutch, Darrell Issa Team Up on the Pro Codes Act

Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., teamed up on the “Protecting and Enhancing Public Access to Codes Act,” which they have dubbed the “Pro Codes Act.” The bill...

Florida Delegation Reacts to Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill weighed in after Russia started invading Ukraine after weeks of increased tensions between the two nations. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate...
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