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Matt Gaetz Wants Britney Spears to Testify Before Congress on Conservatorships

Back in March, Gaetz called on a key congressional committee “to review and examine the plight of Americans trapped unjustly in conservatorships” and he cited Spears to make his case.
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Scott Franklin Champions Cutting Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens Act

The bill would codify an executive action from former President Donald Trump which was called the two-for-one deregulation rule.
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind the STOP Human Trafficking Act

This week, members of the Florida congressional delegation allies behind a proposal to “direct the U.S. Attorney General to conduct a study on the prevalence and instances of human trafficking at adult entertainment clubs and to report those findings to Congress.”
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Greg Steube Continues the Fight to End Chain Migration

When he first introduced the bill back in March 2019, Steube insisted his proposal will “limit family-based immigration visas to spouses and minor children of U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents” and will create a “renewable, five-year term, nonimmigrant visa for parents of citizens that does not include work authorization.”

Greg Steube Pushes U.S. Citrus Protection Act, Bill Moving H-2A Visas to USDA

“Ensuring that American farmers have an advantage over foreign competition and are not burdened by counterproductive federal regulations is vital for Florida’s agricultural industry,” Steube said at the end of last week. “My team and I will continue to advocate for Florida’s farmers and ranchers as they navigate these challenges moving forward.”

Val Demings Working With Texas Republicans on Re-Entry Training, Reducing Recidivism

The bill “will establish a new grant program to promote re-entry training and reduce recidivism among non-violent inmates.”
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Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz: U.S. Should Not Recognize Trademarks Confiscated by Cuban Regime

The proposal would “prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individual of a trademark that was used in connection with a business or assets that were confiscated by the Cuban government, unless the original owner of the trademark expressly consented to the transfer of the trademark.”

Ted Deutch Brings Back Gun Buyback Bill

“This bill would authorize a new matching grant available for local law enforcement agencies to help offset costs of buyback programs. The bill also requires the Department of Justice to report back to Congress on the success of the grant program,” Deutch’s office noted. 
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Florida Congressional Reps Want to Close Loophole NAS Pensacola Terrorist Used to Buy Gun

Crist first introduced the “Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act” after the attack at the end of on 2019 and his office offered some of the rationale behind the proposal.
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Mario Diaz-Balart Introduces the Cuban Family Reunification Modernization Act

“This bipartisan bill provides a way to safely resume the processing of applicants under the Cuban Family Reunification Parole (CFRP) Program, which has been paused indefinitely due to sonic attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana,” the congressman’s office noted.
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Florida Delegation Reacts to Chauvin Verdict

Chauvin was found guilty of charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter. The trial received national attention and raised debates about law enforcement, race, police brutality and other issues.
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Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Bring Out Gun Control Bills

U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., brought out the “Law Enforcement Protection Act” which would expand background checks on “armor-piercing, concealable weapons.”
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