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On Monday, the House passed without opposition U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko’s “Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement (PIRATE) Act.” Bilirakis was the main cosponsor.
Towards the end of last week, Murphy, the leader of the Blue Dog Coalition of moderate Democrats, unveiled the “Smart Choice Act” which “would better inform states about the benefits of expanding access to their Medicaid programs.”
While most congressional races in Florida were overshadowed by the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate contests, Democrats made strides in the Sunshine State when it came to flipping the U.S. House in November--and now they...
Soto’s office noted the congressman will “legislate on a wide range of policy issues with key priorities for Central Florida” and pointed out that the committee “is the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress, and oversees several federal departments and agencies.”
At the end of last week, Castor pointed to a report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families showing the number of children without insurance in Florida is on the rise.
With the primaries over, four Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation are assured of staying in office on Capitol Hill.