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Matt Gaetz Backs Joe Neguse’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.”
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Ted Deutch Brings Back the National Criminal Justice Commission Act

Back in 2015, Deutch and then U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., introduced the “National Criminal Justice Commission Act.” Fifty-five years ago President Lyndon Johnson urged the creation of a National Criminal Justice Commission to offer strategies to Congress on law enforcement and the two Florida congressmen are pursuing a similar path in the new bill.
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South Florida Reps Leading Jewish Latino Congressional Caucus Back NO HATE Act

At the end of June 2019, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., and U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, brought out the resolution which “would improve reporting and expand assistance and resources for victims of hate crimes.” The bill would implement the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and add reporting hate crimes through it.
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Greg Steube Champions Resolution Condemning Efforts to Defund the Police

Steube brought out the proposal on Monday and weighed in on why he had introduced it.
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Greg Steube: ‘My Colleagues on the Left Have Failed to Condemn the Violence and...

On Wednesday, at a U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s hearing titled, “Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability,” U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., offered the following opening remarks.

Ted Yoho Champions the Hong Kong Autonomy Act

Yoho’s office insisted the bill “will take a number of important steps in response to a new national security law for Hong Kong put forward by Beijing last week that would revoke many of the island territory’s political freedoms, criminalize ;foreign interference,’ and ban sedition and subversion.”
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Ted Deutch Champions the Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

A congressman from the Sunshine State is championing the “Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act” on Capitol Hill.
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Frederica Wilson’s Haitian Deportation Relief Act Backed By House Leadership, Florida Democrats

Some Democrats in the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill and key committee chairs are lining up behind a proposal to suspend deporting Haitians in the U.S. illegally during the coronavirus pandemic.

Florida Congressmen Back Proposal to Let Americans Sue China Over Coronavirus

“Stop China-Originated, Viral Infectious Diseases (COVID) Act" which lets Americans “sue China in U.S. court if it is proven that China manufactured the coronavirus.” U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., was the original cosponsor of the bill when Gooden introduced it last month.

Matt Gaetz Joins Bipartisan Letter Urging Jeff Bezos to Testify Before Congress

Last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., joined several other members of the U.S House Judiciary Committee in calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to appear before the committee to testify about competition concerns relating to Amazon's business practices.
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Greg Steube: Time to Move H-2A Visas From Labor Department to USDA

According to the website of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the “H-2A program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs.”

Nancy Pelosi Taps Florida Congresswoman to Serve as Impeachment Manager

“Today, I have the privilege of naming the managers of the impeachment trial of the president,” said Pelosi.  “It is their responsibility to present the very strong case for the president’s impeachment and removal.  The impeachment managers represent the patriotism, pluralism and vibrancy of America.
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