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Al Lawson Wants Ax Handle Sunday Site in National Park Service’s African American Civil...

With this week marking the 60th anniversary of a race riot in Jacksonville, the congressman’s office offered some of the reasons why the park should be included in the network. If Lawson's resolution passes, this would be the first place in Florida included in the network. 
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Florida Congressmen Team Up on the Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms Act

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., introduced the “Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms Act” which U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., is cosponsoring. 
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Darren Soto Working With Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Fracking Ban

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, brought out the “Ban Fracking Act” last week. The bill “would institute an immediate federal ban on all new federal permits for fracking-related infrastructure and a ban on fracking within 2,500 feet of homes and schools by 2021” before, in 2025, banning fracking. Soto is the only cosponsor of the bill in the House. 
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Florida Democrats, Republicans Line Up Behind Puerto Rican Statehood Proposal

The bill would let Puerto Ricans vote on whether they want statehood, much like they did in 2012 and 2017. 
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Brian Mast Champions the Forage Fish Conservation Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., waded into fishing issues, calling to protect fisheries and “promote responsible management of forage fish.”
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Darren Soto Unveils Blueprint to Help Puerto Rico Recover from Hurricane Maria

Soto, the first Florida congressman of Puerto Rican descent, released his “Congressional Puerto Rico Recovery Blueprint” on Tuesday to help the island recover from the hurricane which hit in September 2017. 
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