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Gus Bilirakis, Scott Peters Bring Back School Suicide Prevention Bill

Peters first introduced the bill in June and the U.S. House passed the measure on a voice vote in September. However, the U.S. Senate did not clear the companion bill championed by then U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col.

Gus Bilirakis to Lead Republicans on House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee

“The Energy and Commerce Committee has a rich history of solving the biggest challenges facing our country," McMorris Rodgers said on Thursday, insisting that Bilirakis and other Republican subcommittee leaders “are all uniquely qualified to lead on our mission to renew, rebuild, and restore hope in the American Dream.

Neal Dunn Takes a Seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee

Dunn, a doctor based out of Panama City, served on the U.S. House Agriculture and the Veterans Affairs Committees during his first two terms. 
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Kathy Castor Keeps the Gavel on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Pelosi brought the select committee back when Democrats took over the U.S. House two years ago and named Castor to lead it. According to its website, the select committee “is charged with delivering ambitious climate policy recommendations to Congress, in order to achieve substantial and permanent reductions in pollution and other activities that contribute to the climate crisis.”

Kathy Castor Will Start 2021 With a New Chief of Staff

Clay Phillips has been with Castor since she was first elected to Congress in 2006 as her chief of staff. He will remain with Castor as a senior counsel and will be a senior adviser as she plans to run again in 2022.
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Darren Soto Wants Free COVID-19 Vaccines for Medicaid Recipients

Soto brought out the “Helping Adults Protect Immunity (HAPI) Act” at the start of last month and weighed in on it on Friday. 

Darren Soto Helps Get the ‘Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act’ Through the House

Soto was an original cosponsor of U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s, D-Mich., “Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act” to help “begin reducing America’s dependence on foreign sources of critical medical supplies the country needs to fight COVID-19, boost domestic manufacturing to make those supplies here in America, and make much-needed improvements and updates to America’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).”

Neal Dunn Backs Two Bills to Help Veterans During Coronavirus Pandemic and With Mental...

Dunn is cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb’s, D-Penn., “Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies (SERVE) Act.”

South Florida Congresswoman, Jim Clyburn Want $400 Million for Mobile Testing for Coronavirus

Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-SC, the chairman of the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, in bringing out the...

Vern Buchanan Backs Proposal to Expand Telehealth Access After Coronavirus Pandemic

Thompson, the founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, introduced the bill at the end of last month. Other supporters include U.S. Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and Doris Matsui, D-Calif.

Matt Gaetz Files Criminal Referral Against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Urges William Barr To...

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., filed a criminal referral against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for making materially false statements to Congress while under oath during two joint hearings in Congress on April 10th, 2018 and April 11th, 2018.

Resolution From Marco Rubio, Val Demings For More Diversity in the Media Building Steam...

Back in September, Rubio and Demings were joined by U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in championing the resolution.
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