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Vern Buchanan Wants Social Security to Get Back to Sending Annual Statements in the...

Back in 2019, Larson and Buchanan brought out the “Know Your Social Security Act,” which, according to the Florida Republican’s office “helps Americans plan for retirement by making it easier to access critical information about their Social Security earnings, contributions and future benefits.” The bill now heads to the House floor.

Florida Congressmen Bring Back the Enhance Access to Support Essential Behavioral Health Services Act

According to the congressman’s office, the bill “will improve the ability of vulnerable populations (seniors, children and the disabled) to access high-quality mental health services” and “will permanently allow Medicare and Medicaid to reimburse for behavioral health services delivered via telehealth.”
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind the Fishing Equipment Tax Relief Act

This week, members of the Florida delegation rallied behind the “Fishing Equipment Tax Relief Act,” a bill “which would create fairness in federal excise taxes by equalizing the tax rates for portable, electronically-aerated bait...

Florida’s Senators Bring Back American Space Commerce Act

The senators weighed in on the bill on Tuesday. After first bringing it out a year ago, Rubio brought it back at the end of last month. 

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.”
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Dan Webster Brings Back the Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the bill in the U.S. Senate at the end of last month. Rubio has been pushing the “Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act” since 2018 and he reintroduced it this week.
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Kathy Castor Wants to Expand SSDI, Medicare Coverage for Metastatic Breast Cancer

"Current federal guidelines force individuals diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer to wait five months to access Social Security Disability Insurance and 24 months for Medicare benefits, leaving many without the healthcare and resources they desperately need. This commonsense bill would waive these waiting periods and allow individuals with metastatic breast cancer to have immediate access to critical support and medical care,” Castor said on Friday. 

Stephanie Murphy Backs Adam Kinzinger’s Student Loan Tax Credit Expansion

“Nearly 45 million Americans—including 2.6 million Floridians—have student loan debt, and the burden can be economically and emotionally crushing,” said Murphy. “I’m proud to co-lead this bipartisan bill with Congressman Kinzinger to give student loan borrowers another tool to alleviate this burden.”
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