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Florida Congresswoman Backs Google, YouTube Removing Ads Denying Climate Change

Google announced last week that it will pull ads and monetized activities on its sites, including YouTube, that deny climate change--and a key congresswoman from the Sunshine State is applauding the move. “Working closely with...

Bill Posey: Passing the Critical Supply Chain Commission Act Will Reduce U.S. Dependence on...

U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, on a bill “ to strengthen American manufacturing supply chain resilience and reduce our dependence on foreign powers like China for...
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Florida Delegation Rallies Around the Comprehensive Breast Reconstructive Act

“Breast cancer diagnosis has been on the rise each year," said Hastings on Tuesday. "With increased cases and the number of those who seek reconstruction surgery. This legislation will be vital in their recovery and relief from a life-altering illness. I am proud to have my colleagues join me in supporting a critically important bill to help breast cancer survivors.”

Darren Soto Backs Cattle Market Reform Backed by Republicans on Capitol Hill

Soto is one of twelve cosponsors of U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson’s, R-SD, “PRICE Act,” which the South Dakota congressman’s office is calling a bill “that will increase transparency in the cattle market, improve risk management, and support new and expanding meat processors.”
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Kathy Castor Introduces Kids Internet Design and Safety Act in the House

Castor’s bill would ban “auto-play” sessions on websites and apps geared for children and young teens. The legislation would also pan push alerts targeting children while increasing report mechanisms to report harmful content on sites for children and young teens.

Darren Soto’s Blockchain Bills Gain Traction on Capitol Hill

Soto was able to get his “Digital Taxonomy Act,” which he brought out in April 2019 with the backing of U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio. The bill would have the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) study the “state of blockchain technology in commerce, including its use to reduce fraud and increase security.”

Florida Congressmen Back Rosa DeLauro’s Strengthening America’s Families Act

U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., John Rutherford, R-Fla., Darren Soto, D-Fla., and Greg Steube, R-Fla., are all cosponsoring the bill.

Darren Soto Backs Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act

Soto is backing U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s, D-Mich., “Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act” to help “begin reducing America’s dependence on foreign sources of critical medical supplies the country needs to fight COVID-19, boost domestic manufacturing to make those supplies here in America, and make much-needed improvements and updates to America’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).”
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Brian Mast Wants July 22 Designated as Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Glioblastoma is the most aggressive, difficult to treat and deadly brain tumor that results in the death of 10,000 Americans every year.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Wants to Expand Medicare Advantage Coverage of COVID-19 Treatment

Mucarsel-Powell, who worked for Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Health before being elected to Congress in 2018, has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to push the proposal which they hope to include in any future stimulus package to help the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Introduces the Bringing Additional Nurses to the Fight Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., introduced the “Bringing Additional Nurses to the Fight Act” which, she claims, will “expedite the process for foreign-trained physicians to become nurses and address the healthcare worker shortage in the U.S., which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.”

Ted Yoho Doubles Down on Labor Certainty for Food Security Act

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., doubled down this week on the “Labor Certainty for Food Security Act” which will expand guest worker programs for agriculture.
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