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Greg Steube Champions French Hill’s Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies Act

At the end of March, Hill introduced the “Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies (SAVE) Act” which Steube threw his support behind last week. U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., cosponsored the bill earlier this month.
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Vern Buchanan Backs French Hill’s Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies Act

At the end of March, Hill introduced the “Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies (SAVE) Act” which Buchanan cosponsored at the end of last week.
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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.
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With Strong Support of Florida Delegation, Congress Passes Bill Expanding Holocaust Education

Back in July, U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., introduced the proposal with the backing of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Kevin Cramer, R-ND. The bill would authorize $10 million over the next five years to expand educational efforts about the Holocaust with the director of the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in charge of the new program.
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Alcee Hastings Backs Effort to Expand Benefits for Homeless During Coronavirus Pandemic

Hastings and U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Tex. are cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman’s, D-Calif., “COVID-19 Serving the Homeless by Expanding the List of Tenant Eligible Residences Act” (COVID-19 SHELTER Act).
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Stephanie Murphy Wants to Expand the Employee Retention Tax Credit

This week, Murphy appeared at a media event with U.S. Rep. John Katko, R-NY, and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., to promote expanding the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). The tax credit encourages companies to keep workers by paying up to $5,000 of the employee’s wages.
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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.”
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Ted Deutch Champions the Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

A congressman from the Sunshine State is championing the “Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act” on Capitol Hill.

Brian Mast Backs Proposal Reforming How Pentagon Deals With Child Abuse on Military Installations

U.S. Rep. Gilbert Cisneros introduced the “End Military-Connected Child Abuse and Neglect Act,” which supporters insist would improve how the Department of Defense tracks and responds to incidents of child abuse and neglect occurring on military installations or involving military dependents,” at the start of the month with Mast as a cosponsor.

Florida Congressmen Back Proposal to Let Americans Sue China Over Coronavirus

“Stop China-Originated, Viral Infectious Diseases (COVID) Act" which lets Americans “sue China in U.S. court if it is proven that China manufactured the coronavirus.” U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., was the original cosponsor of the bill when Gooden introduced it last month.
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Florida Congressmen Team Up on American Space Commerce Act

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., introduced the bill with U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., as a cosponsor. The congressmen showcased the bill on Monday.

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.
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