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Mike Pence: After Hurricane Michael, F-35s Coming to Tyndall Air Force Base By 2023

On Tuesday, the Trump administration reaffirmed its commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base which was devastated by Hurricane Michael back in October.
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Party Lines Soften in the Florida Delegation on Budget Vote

This week, the U.S. House voted to suspend the debt limit for two years and passed a $1.37 trillion budget with $738 billion going to defense. The proposal was supported by U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
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Neal Dunn: Pelosi, Schumer Let Their Hatred of Donald Trump Stand in the Way...

Dunn, now in his second term, wrote U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, on the matter after Congress left town on Thursday.
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Jay Trumbull: Rally in Panama City Shows People Just Can’t Seem to Get Enough...

The first time the president visited Panama City Beach, in June 2015, the unemployment rate in Florida was a disappointing 5.5 percent, and Bay County’s unemployment rate was only slightly lower, at 5.4 percent.
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Donald Trump Promises to Help the Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

Democrats from the Sunshine State fired back, blaming the White House for not moving quickly enough to help the Panhandle and Puerto Rico. 

Rick Scott: Democrats on Capitol Hill Standing in the Way of Rebuilding Tyndall Air...

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., met with military leaders at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City and vowed to continue his fight to help the area which is still recovering from Hurricane Michael which hit the region in November. 

Marco Rubio Offers Four Amendments to Help Panhandle Recover from Hurricane Michael

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, offered the amendments and pointed to the proposal he made earlier in the month sending $3.6 billion to help secure the borders and almost $15 billion to help the nation.
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Marco Rubio Calls for More than $20 Billion for Border Security, Hurricane Relief

Rubio unveiled the “Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Border Security and Disaster Relief Act,” insisting  it “would secure our southern border and provide much-needed disaster relief.”
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Intends to Help Panhandle Through Military Construction Appropriations Subcommittee

This week, Wasserman Schultz headed to the Panhandle where she joined U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., in touring military bases which were devastated by Hurricane Michael back in October. 

Could Space Command Come to Florida?

Elected officials from across the Sunshine State--including the governor--are making a major push to convince President Donald Trump to base Space Command in Florida.

Rick Scott Presses Air Force for Answers on Tyndall and MacDill Air Force Bases

Scott, who sits on the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, doubled down on his pursuit of answers this week.

Florida’s Senators, Neal Dunn Urge Congress to Rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base

Nelson, Rubio and Dunn wrote U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking Democrat on the committee, on the matter. Rubio sits on the committee.