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Ross Spano Named to House Transportation and Infrastructure, Small Business Committees

Towards the end of last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, already expected to be a top target for Democrats come 2020, announced his committee assignments. 

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Named to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Weighing in on her new assignment, the South Florida Democrat said she planned to use her new post to help rebuild infrastructure and to push green alternatives to traditional energy. 

Mike Waltz is Frustrated But Holding the Line on Donald Trump’s Wall

The Florida Republican talked to Florida Daily about his efforts to hit the ground running in Congress despite the continued partial government shutdown. 

Alcee Hastings, Mario Diaz-Balart Bring Out Everglades for Next Generation Act

Other members of the Florida delegation backing the bill include Democrat U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist, Lois Frankel, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Stephanie Murphy and Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney. 

Francis Rooney Wants Toxic Algae Classified as Major Disaster, Bring FEMA In

Rooney unveiled a proposal to “amend the Stafford Act to include algal blooms in the definition of a ‘major disaster,’” which would bring FEMA in. Florida was hit by toxic algae and red tide last year. 
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Brian Mast’s Proposal Sending Jupiter Island from Coast Guard to Wildlife Refuge Clears Congress

With his first term almost finished and now headed into a second one, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his bill transferring land on Jupiter Island from the U.S....
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Brian Mast Takes Over House Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, named Mast to lead the subcommittee for the rest of the year.