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Greg Steube Helps Gets Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Bill Through Congress

Last week, with the help of a congressman from the Sunshine State, the U.S. House passed without opposition a bill from U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-NM, and U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill., which will create a government data program examining law enforcement officials committing suicide. The U.S. Senate passed the bill without opposition earlier in May.

Frederica Wilson, Al Lawson Call on White House to Back Ron DeSantis’ Request to...

The letter Wilson and Lawson sent at the end of last week “follows up on this request by appealing to the White House for an expansion of the individual assistance authorized in the state’s disaster declaration,” insisting “broader authorization would clarify USDA’s capacity to approve D-SNAP and, without the change, USDA may not consider Florida eligible for the emergency food benefits.”
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Rick Scott Introduces Bill Protecting COVID-19 Vaccine Research From China

Scott’s bill “requires a thorough national security evaluation and clearance by the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation of all Chinese student visa holders taking part in activities related to COVID-19 vaccine research.”

Marco Rubio: Bioeconomy Research and Development Act Will Help With Vaccines

Last week, Gillibrand introduced the “Bioeconomy Research and Development Act” with Rubio, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col. and U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., as cosponsors.

Party Lines Hold in Florida Delegation on Vote Over $3 Trillion Stimulus Bill Championed...

The House passed the measure on a 208-199 vote as 14 Democrats voted with the Republican majority and a single GOP representative voted with the Democratic majority. Party lines held in the Florida delegation with all of the state’s Democrats voting for it and all the Republicans voting against it with the exceptions of U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who did not vote on the bill.

Rick Scott Introduces Bill to Streamline Federal Agencies

On Wednesday, Scott brought out the “Agency Accountability Act” which he insists will “give Congress the ability to help streamline operations and reduce waste at federal agencies.”

Rick Scott Backs Lindsey Graham’s Effort to Hold China Accountable for Coronavirus

Graham introduced the “COVID-19 Accountability Act” on Monday and he and other senators showcased it on Tuesday.

Florida GOP Congressmen Want to Make Sure No Federal Stimulus Funds Used for Abortion

Several Republicans representing the Sunshine State in the U.S. House threw their support behind a proposal making sure no federal funds responding to the coronavirus pandemic will go to fund abortions.

Ashley Moody Calls on Congress to Investigate Chinese Regime’s Role in Covering Up Coronavirus

Moody joined 17 other state attorneys general in writing leaders of both congressional chambers and the chairs of the U.S. House and Senate Foreign Relations Committees, in urging an “investigation into China’s role in covering up its coronavirus crisis and intentionally misleading the international community about the severity of the disease.”
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Marco Rubio: Time to Review American Aid to Multilateral Organizations

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other Republicans in the U.S. Senate to back a proposal reviewing America’s role in international agencies.
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Marco Rubio Backs Small Business Expense Protection Act

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) insisted that these expenses could not be deducted. Supporters of the bill insist that was not what Congress wanted when it launched the PPP as part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package at the end of March.

Marco Rubio Wants to Name Street Outside Chinese Embassy After Coronavirus Whistleblower

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is behind a bill to rename the street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after Dr. Li Wenliang, the doctor who warned the world about coronavirus despite pressure from the Chinese regime.
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