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John Rutherford, Stephanie Murphy Want Funds to Restore North Atlantic Right Whale Populations

The bill would “invest $5 million annually in grants that states, non-profits, and members of the fishing and marine shipping industries can use to fund research and efforts that restore the North Atlantic right whale population.”

Kat Cammack Wants to Limit the President’s Power on Regulations

"The REINS Act is a measure that ensures Congress is the only lawmaker in the United States. This bill reasserts Article I authority that vests all legislative power in Congress and provides necessary oversight of the executive rulemaking process," said Cammack.

Byron Donalds Plans to Fight for Fiscal Conservatism With New Committee Assignments

On Tuesday, Donalds said he would use the new assignments to advocate for fiscal conservatism. 

Vern Buchanan Ready to Help Donald Trump Get USMCA Through Congress to Replace NAFTA

Buchanan appeared on “Varney & Co." on Fox Business on Wednesday and weighed in on a meeting he had with Trump on the matter on Tuesday.  

DeSantis Taps Ron Bergeron, Chauncey Goss for South Florida Water Management District Board

Earlier this month, DeSantis asked for the resignation of all members of the South Florida Water Management District Board. 

News From Around Florida

Ex-felons can now vote in Florida,  more Floridians using medical marijuana, and Florida congressional Democrats back raising corporate taxes. 

Vern Buchanan Starts New Congress By Bringing Host of Bills

Buchanan, who sits on the House Ways and Means and the Budget Committee, unveiled seven bills on Thursday and he sounded a hopeful note despite the Democrats controlling the House.  

Vern Buchanan Unveils Priorities in House Now Under Democrat Control

With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years. 

Vern Buchanan Wants to Know Why VA Didn’t Spend Suicide Prevention Funds

The Florida Republican pointed to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report which found “of the $6.2 million set aside for suicide prevention outreach in 2018, [his] department somehow only managed to spend $57,000, or less than 1 percent of the total funding allocated for this purpose... "
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Vern Buchanan Pushes Several Bills in Lame Duck Session of Congress

With Democrats taking over the U.S. House at the start of next year, one of the leading members of the Florida congressional delegation is looking to get his priorities over the finish line in the coming weeks while the GOP remains in control.