Tag: u.s house of representatives
This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., led a letter with more than a dozen members of the Florida Delegation to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee requesting an update to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) formula to ensure adequate funding for Florida’s water quality projects.
The senators also pressed House leadership to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation, which is routinely supported by Congress, to ensure producers have access to agriculture assistance.
At the end of last week, three South Florida Democrats in Congress--U.S. Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Donna Shalala and Debbie Wasserman Schultz--wrote a letter urging President Donald Trump to appoint a National Security Advisor that will take the crisis in Venezuela seriously and urge swift granting of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans currently residing in the United States.
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., led a letter last week to U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to use diplomatic pressure to raise the issue of the troubling trade and consumption of dog and cat meat and the need to condemn this harsh trade throughout the world, and specifically, in China, South Korea, Vietnam, and other Asian countries.
“Already, more than 3.2 million Americans are working in clean energy jobs. We can do more and make those quality, family-sustaining jobs that are accessible to everyone,” Castor said.
On Tuesday, Republican Christian Acsota, a nuclear engineer who teaches at Palm Beach State College, launched his bid, throwing a few jabs at Frankel.
Bilirakis weighed in on the index and his time in Congress, insisting he had taken a page from his father former U.S. Rep. Michael Bilirakis, R-Fla., who was first elected to Congress in 1982 and retired after the 2006 elections when his son took over.