Tag: u.s senate homeland security and governmental affairs committee

Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz Want to Rename Street in Front of Cuban Embassy After...

Rubio threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s, R-Tex., proposal to change the name of the street outside of the Cuban Embassy in Washington to “Oswaldo Payá Way.” Other supporters of the bill include U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Bob Menendez, D-NJ.

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.”

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Want Information From DHS on Pensacola Shooter’s Visa Approval...

On December 6, 2019, Ahmed Mohammed al-Shamrani, a Saudi Arabian national here in the United States on an A-2 visa for military training, killed three people and injured eight at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.

Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Urge Hospitals to Protect U.S. Research from Communist China’s Influence

On Wednesday, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark. sent a letter to American Hospital Association President Richard Pollack requesting information on the steps they have taken to safeguard U.S. research and intellectual property from the influence of foreign adversaries, including Communist China.

Florida Senators Back Ron Johnson’s Proposal to Create Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety

Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--threw their support behind U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s, R-Wisc., proposal to create a Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety Best Practices. Johnson, the chairman...

Rick Scott: Florida Districts Need to Enact School Safety Measures

This week, Scott sent a letter to school district leadership across Florida demanding action. On Thursday, Scott and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri weighed in on the issue at a U.S Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Marco Rubio’s FEMA Reform Heads to the Senate Floor

The bill would require FEMA to use recommendations from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on advance contracts to “ensure that federal preparedness actions are coordinated to prevent gaps in recovery efforts from occurring.”

Rick Scott: I’m Confident in the Security of Florida’s Elections

I want to be clear: the FBI verified that there was no evidence of a breach of Florida’s election records at the time voting occurred in 2018.

Marco Rubio Unveils FEMA Reform Bill

“As our local communities continue to rebuild and recover from devastating natural disasters, Congress has an important role to implement lessons learned so future federal response is more effective and efficient."