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Marco Rubio, Ted Yoho Want Action After El Salvador Cuts Ties With Taiwan

August 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio and Ted Yoho

After El Salvador announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan, two Republicans in the Florida delegation called for action. 

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Appropriations and Foreign Relations Committees, said he was working with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col., to bring out an amendment restricting American support to El Salvador. 

David Jolly, Patrick Murphy Take Town Hall Effort to the National Airwaves

August 21, 2018 - 11:00am
David Jolly and Patrick Murphy

Two former congressmen from Florida--Republican David Jolly and Democrat Patrick Murphy--are taking their “Why Gridlock Rules Washington and How We Can Solve the Crisis" town hall events to the national level next month. 

Gus Bilirakis Scores a Win as FDA Approves Generic EpiPen

August 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Gus Bilirakis

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is backing a proposal from a Florida congressman for a generic EpiPen. 

Explore Offshore Leaders: 'Millions of Floridians ...Very Supportive of Us'

August 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Jim Nicholson and David Mica

After showcasing the “Explore Offshore” campaign promoting more energy exploration off Florida’s coasts, two of its leaders talked to Sunshine State about why they are supporting this effort. 

Marco Rubio, Tammy Baldwin Want to Get Tough With China on Trade

August 18, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Tammy Baldwin

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., to bring out the “Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act” which, they insist, will “safeguard American workers and businesses from China’s economic cheating and unfair trade practices.”

Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent in Florida

August 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Rick Scott

On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced the unemployment rate in Florida slipped down to 3.7 percent, the lowest it has been since April 2007, as more than 26,300 jobs were added to the private sector in July. 

Dan Webster's Small Business Cybersecurity Proposal Signed into Law

August 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Dan Webster

U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., scored a win this week as President Donald Trump signed his bill to help small businesses with cybersecurity.

Explore Offshore Makes Their Case for More Energy Exploration off Florida Coasts

August 15, 2018 - 1:30pm
Jim Nicholson and Jeff Kottkamp

The American Petroleum Institute (API) brought its “Explore Offshore” efforts to Florida on Wednesday, calling on expanding energy exploration efforts including in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic seaboard. 

North Florida Congressmen Tour VA Medical Facilities

August 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
John Rutherford, Neal Dunn and Ted Yoho

Last week, three North Florida Republican congressmen--U.S. Reps. Neal Dunn, John Rutherford and Ted Yoho--toured VA hospitals in Lake City and Gainesville and weighed in on what they found on Tuesday. 

Stephanie Murphy's Proposal Helping Military Personnel Transition Into Workforce Part of NDAA

August 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Carlos Curbelo

From her perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., scored a win this week as her proposal to help active duty personnel leaving the military enter the civilian workforce was included in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which was signed into law on Monday. 

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