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Florida Senators Back Tim Scott’s RECOVER Act Offering More School Choice Options

Last week, Florida’s U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s, R-SC, “Raising Expectations with Child Opportunity Vouchers for Educational Recovery (RECOVER) Act," which will “empower parents to...

Rick Scott, Tim Scott Want GAO to Review Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor Program

Last week, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Tim Scott, R-SC, wrote a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program, which was...
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Florida’s Senators Back Proposal to Battle Inflation

Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind a proposal “that would help combat inflationary spending" and “would bar legislation that would be estimated to increase inflation until...
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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...

Al Lawson Backs the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act

More than 60 other members of the House are backing the bill which is being championed in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Tim Scott, R-SC. 

Florida Congresswoman Wants to Reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise

Last week, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, D-NY, introduced the “Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise Act” with Salazar, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., and U.S. Rep. Young Kim, R-Calif., as co-sponsors. The bill “would reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise (ICWBE), a U.S. government entity charged with coordinating federal resources to help women-owned businesses grow and succeed.”
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Nikki Fried Backs Florida Delegation Call for U.S. Trade Rep to Protect Farmers From...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Al Lawson, D-Fla., and Darren Soto, D-Fla., sent a letter signed by almost 40 members of Congress to Tai on the matter.

Marco Rubio Wants Answers From CDC on Distorting School Reopening Data

Rubio along with fellow Republican senators “demand a Tiger Team composed of public health experts to identify and address the source of this failure, align the guidance with science, and get our students back to school.” The Tiger Teams would be composed of experts both inside and outside of the CDC to address the agency’s failure and to provide information, based on consistent science, to safely reopen schools.

Marco Rubio Brings Back Proposal to Expand Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts

The proposal was first championed by longtime U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen, R-Minn. With Hatch retiring and Paulsen defeated in the 2018 election cycle, Rubio has championed the proposal on Capitol Hill.

Florida Senators Back Tim Scott’s School Choice Proposal

The proposal would expand school choice options “by permitting states that have established programs for parents of children with disabilities to use public or private funds for the cost of their children attending a private school to supplement those funds with federal special education funds" and creates more grants for the states to increase school choice.

Senate Passes Tina Smith’s, Marco Rubio’s Resolution on National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

“The resolution promotes the importance of early detection of lung cancer to help save lives. It also recognizes the need for research to improve early diagnosis, screening and treatment,” Rubio’s office noted. 
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With 2024 in Mind, Rick Scott Looks to Lead the NRSC

Currently, Scott is the only Republican senator to declare for the post which would have him oversee GOP efforts in the 2022 Senate races. 
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