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Charlie Crist Calls on Ways and Means Committee to Make Child Tax Credit Permanent

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., led a letter to U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, urging him to make the Child Tax Credit...

Vern Buchanan Wants to Expand Trade By Pushing ‘Fast-Track’ Options

This week, a Florida congressman urged President Joe Biden to “end his administration’s trade moratorium and begin consultations with Congress to renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).” Buchanan and U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, led Republicans...

Alcee Hastings Introduces the Armed Forces Deferred Tax Relief Act

According to the congressman’s office, the bill will “direct the Secretary of Defense to compensate members of the Armed Forces for certain taxes deferred pursuant to Internal Revenue Service Notice 2020-65" and “such deferred taxes are withheld by the Secretary of Defense during the period beginning on January 1, 2021 and end by April 30, 2021, the Secretary shall make a payment to such a member in an amount equal to the deferred tax withheld.”

Vern Buchanan Wants EPA to Take Over Toxic Wastewater at Manatee County Phosphate Processing...

Buchanan wrote EPA Regional Administrator Kathy Walker on the matter, calling on her to make sure federal laws on toxic cleanups are being enforced.
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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.”

Mario Diaz-Balart Champions the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-NJ, introduced “Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act” which creates $3,000 tax credits for homeowners and $25,000 tax credits for business owners. Cosponsors include U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Peter DeFazio, D-Oreg., and Tom Reed, R-NY.

Marco Rubio Introduces Medical Manufacturing, Economic Development, and Sustainability Act

The bill “encourages companies currently producing medical and pharmaceutical equipment abroad to relocate to the U.S.” and “would also enact a tax credit of federal income tax liability for wages and eligible pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in economically distressed zones, including Puerto Rico.”

Vern Buchanan Backs Proposal to Expand Telehealth Access After Coronavirus Pandemic

Thompson, the founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, introduced the bill at the end of last month. Other supporters include U.S. Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and Doris Matsui, D-Calif.

Neal Dunn Backs Proposal to Offer Health Providers Some Tax Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dunn is backing U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s, D-Iowa, “Eliminating the Provider Relief Fund Tax Penalties Act.”

Michael Waltz Continues to Fight for National Service GI Bill Act

While Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, insists he does not want a return to the draft, he is calling a one-year stint of service for any 18 year old fresh out of high school.
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Bill Posey Offers Proposal to Get American Manufacturing Equipment Out of China

Posey introduced the “Reshoring American Manufacturing Act” (RAM ACT) on Monday, insisting the “COVID-19 crisis has shown how overly dependent we have become on China and other nations for vital supplies and consumer goods.”

Greg Steube Opposes Extending Unemployment Insurance Included in CARES Act

U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, led the letter to Trump “opposing the extension of the $600 unemployment insurance enacted in the CARES Act” which was enacted into law by the end of March.
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