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Greg Steube Pushes for Temporary Stay on H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rate to Keep...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.., brought out the “Keep Food Local and Affordable Act” which, he insists, will “combat the recent rise in food prices experienced across the country due to historic...

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott: Is DFC Buying Solar Panels Connected to Chinese Government’s Forced...

Last week, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and Thom Tillis, R-NC, in sending a letter to Acting Chief...

Rick Scott Wants a Committee to Investigate Withdrawal of U.S. Forces From Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution to create “a bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Afghanistan, composed of members of the House and Senate, to conduct a full investigation into President...

Marco Rubio, Scott Franklin Work to Designate the Taliban as a Terrorist Organization

Earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a proposal “which would direct the U.S. Secretary of State to designate the illegitimate Islamic Emirate...
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Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”
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Marco Rubio Calls on State Department to Protect Religious Freedom in Algeria

Rubio joined U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, and Ben Cardin, D-Mary., in sending a letter to U.S. Sec. of State Antony Blinken requesting that the U.S. Department of State take action against coordinated and discriminatory treatment toward members of religious minority groups in Algeria, including Protestant Christians and the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. 
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John Rutherford Brings Back Bill to Crack Down on Criminals Targeting Law Enforcement Officers

In recent years, Rutherford, the former sheriff of Duval County, has been championing the “Protect and Serve Act” with U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., as the main cosponsor. According to Rutherford’s office, the bill “would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.”
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Marco Rubio, Kyrsten Sinema Urge Administration to Keep Six Protected Classes in Medicare Part...

Joining Rubio and Sinema were U.S. Sens. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, John Boozman, R-Ariz., Roy Blunt, R-Mo, and John Hoeven, R-ND.
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Marco Rubio Backs Bob Menendez’s WWII Veterans Hospital and Medical Eligibility Act

Menendez’s proposal would “ensure all World War II (WWII) veterans have access to health care services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)” since currently “eligibility limits in the law have prevented some WWII veterans from receiving these benefits.”
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‘Protect and Serve Act’ Taking Aim at Criminals Targeting Law Enforcement Resurfaces in Congress

In recent years, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., the former sheriff of Duval County, reintroduced the “Protect and Serve Act” with U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., as the main cosponsor. According to Rutherford’s office, the bill “would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.”
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Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Call On Antony Blinken To Protect Uyghurs and Other Minorities...

Other signers included U.S. Sens. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Dick Durbin, D-Ill. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tim Kaine, D-Va, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, Jim Moran, R-Kansas, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Tex, Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., and Brian Schatz, D-Mich.
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Florida Senators Want to End Federal Contacts for Businesses Tied to Maduro Regime

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--backed U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz’s, R-Fla., proposal to end government contracts with businesses working with the Maduro regime.
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