Tag: u.s. house natural resources committee


Vern Buchanan Wants to Add Little Manatee River to National Park Service’s Wild and...

“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.
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Francis Rooney Goes to Bat for Bill Protecting Marine Sanctuaries From Chemicals

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.

Charlie Crist Introduces Regional Ocean Partnership Act

“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.
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Florida GOP Congressmen Back Bill to Help Fisheries With Climate Change’s Impact

With Mast as the main cosponsor, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-SC, introduced the “Climate-Ready Fisheries Act” on Tuesday.

Jacksonville Congressmen Want to Have National POW/MIA Memorial and Museum at Cecil Field

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.”

Florida Delegation on Capitol Hill Champions Coral Reef Conservation

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 Delegation Glad to See Ricardo Rosselló Resign as Puerto Rico’s...

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.

Central Florida Congressional Reps Want Pulse Nightclub National Memorial Site

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.

Greg Steube Wants Veterans to be Able to Hold Events at Federal War Memorials...

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."