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“Designating the river as scenic would add Little Manatee River to the National Park Service’s Wild and Scenic River System, whose primary goal is to conserve free-flowing rivers across the United States,” the congressman’s office noted.
Back in March, Rooney introduced the bill banning the “human use of oxybenzone and octinoxate near coral reefs in National Marine Sanctuary System including the Great Florida Reef found off the coast of the Florida Keys” with U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., as a cosponsor.
“As Floridians, we know it is our duty to preserve our way of life by keeping our oceans and coasts clean and thriving. The work of Regional Ocean Partnerships, such as the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, is critical in achieving that goal,” said Crist.
With Mast as the main cosponsor, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-SC, introduced the “Climate-Ready Fisheries Act” on Tuesday.
The two congressmen who represent Jacksonville--Democrat U.S. Rep. Al Lawson and Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford--want to make the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum at Cecil Field into the “national memorial and museum to honor all former prisoners of war and those still missing-in-action.”
Members of the Florida congressional delegation are working together to push for updating and reauthorizing the “Coral Reef Conservation Act” which expired 15 years ago.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle weighed in on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, NPP-PR, announcing that he would resign next week--and nobody seemed sad to see him leave.
With the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre on Wednesday, this week three members of the Florida congressional delegation brought out a proposal to turn the site into a federally recognized National Memorial Site.
On Tuesday, Steube introduced the “Free Veterans from Fees Act” which would “waive application fees for special use permits for veterans’ demonstrations and special events at war memorials on federal land."