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North Florida Congressmen Want to Recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Week

The resolution also recognizes the “work of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children of Jacksonville, Florida, which is dedicated to supporting and protecting children through comprehensive, evidence-based education programs.”
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind Proposal to Create Veteran Student Centers at Higher Ed Institutions

In recent years, these members of the Florida delegation have championed the “Veterans Education Empowerment Act” which would create Veteran Student Centers at higher ed institutions across the nation. Supporters insist their bill “will give a boost to student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life.”
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Stephanie Murphy Backs School Safety Drill Research Act

Perlmutter’s bill will “study the potential mental health effects of active shooter drills in K-12 schools” and “will help inform and identify best practices in order to maximize the effectiveness of school safety drills while minimizing the trauma to students and staff members.”
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Al Lawson Champions Expanding SNAP Benefits for College Students

The bill will “address food insecurity on college campuses by enabling more low-income college students to access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and pushing the federal government, states, and colleges and universities to take a more proactive role in addressing student food insecurity.”
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Charlie Crist Takes Over on the Civics Learning Act After Alcee Hastings’ Passing

The proposal “amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase civics education programs in our nation’s schools” by increasing “funding for innovative and evidence-based civics learning and teaching programs, including hands-on civic engagement activities, online and video game-based learning, service learning, and participation in student governance.”
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Greg Steube Wants to Stop Colleges and Universities from Being Funded by Chinese Communist...

Steube’s bill would ensure American colleges and universities do not take funds from the CCP. The bill would also stop higher ed employees from being funded by CCP. If colleges and universities do not comply, they would lose federal funding.
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South Florida Congressional Reps Continue to Champion the Comprehensive Breast Reconstructive Act

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., introduced the bill back in October and he brought it back at the end of last month.
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