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Marco Rubio Wants to Know About Caregiver Stipend Denials, Delays From the VA

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough to provide an explanation for blanket and vague denials of applicants and legacy participants from the department’s...

Marco Rubio Continues to Push Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to showcase his proposal to “provide presumptive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to service members who have deployed and have illnesses due to exposure to...
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Marco Rubio Brings Back Proposal to Have VA, HUD Help Homeless Veterans

“The HUD-VASH program provides homeless veterans with a voucher to help them offset the cost of renting a home or apartment in the private market. Among other things, Rubio’s bill would help to protect the program from any potential future budget cuts by preventing the administration from using funds specifically designated for the program for anything other than helping to provide housing to homeless veterans,” Rubio’s office noted. 
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Rosa DeLauro Names Florida Democrats to Appropriations Spots, Including Wasserman Schultz Leading a Subcommittee

Naming Democrats to the committee and its various subcommittees, DeLauro announced this week that she is keeping Wasserman Schultz as chairwoman of the U.S. House Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee.
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Greg Steube Opens New Office in Lake Placid

A year and a half into his first term in Congress, Steube also has offices in Venice, Punta Gorda, and Sebring. He weighed in on why he set up the Lake Placid office which is located at 1069 US 27 North.

New Poll Offers Insights on Which Federal Agencies Americans Like, Dislike

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows which federal agencies Americans sees favorably and which ones they dislike. The survey of more than 2,000 American adults was taken last month and respondents were...
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Charlie Crist: THUD Appropriations Bill Will Help Veterans and Offer More Affordable Housing Options

“Veterans’ homelessness is also a major problem,” Crist added. “Those who bravely answered the call to serve should never be without a roof over their heads. While the president’s budget zeroed out funding for veterans’ homelessness, we included $40 million to tackle the problem.
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