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Lois Frankel, Susan Brooks Champion 'Keeping Girls in School Act'

October 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Lois Frankel and Susan Brooks

The two chairwomen of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues--Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana and Democrat U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel of Florida--brought out the “Keeping Girls in School Act" which, they say, will “support the economic and educational empowerment of girls globally."

Marco Rubio, Chris Smith, CECC Warn China is Growing More Repressive

October 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Chris Smith

From his perch as chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has taken aim at the communist regime leading that nation this week. 

Neal Dunn, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Want Answers on Why VA Cancelled 250,000 Diagnostic Appointments

October 8, 2018 - 12:15pm
Neal Dunn and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Two members of the Florida congressional delegation are demanding answers of why the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) canceled hundreds of thousands of diagnostic medical tests.  Last week, USA Today reported that the VA had canceled more than 250,000 radiology tests. 

Vern Buchanan's Proposal Expanding Retirement Benefits for Small Businesses Clears the House

October 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan

From his perches on the U.S. House Ways and Means and the Budget Committees, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan scored a win as his proposal to offer employees of small businesses better retirement benefits cleared the U.S. House. 

AFP-Action Launches New Ad Slamming Bill Nelson

October 5, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson

Fiscal conservative group Americans for Prosperity-Action (AFP-Action) announced on Friday that it will spend more than $1 million in a digital ad taking aim at U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.

Ted Yoho's Reform of Foreign Aid Headed to Trump's Desk

October 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, scored a win this week as his proposal reforming how the federal government manages international development finances is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk. 

Gus Bilirakis Leads the Charge to Renew Brand USA

October 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Gus Bilirakis

From his perch as co-chairman of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., continues his fight for Brand USA.

AFP-Action Takes Aim at Andrew Gillum With New Ad, Direct Mail Effort

October 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate running for governor of Florida, is drawing fire for his positions on economic issues and education from a prominent group that supports free market solutions and expanded school choice options. 

Charlie Crist Wants to Reform How VA Deals With Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange

October 2, 2018 - 1:30pm
Sherrod Brown, Charlie Crist and Dean Heller

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is leading the charge in trying to change how the VA handles veterans impacted by Agent Orange. 

Vern Buchanan Opposes Interior Department Backing Off on Regulations for Offshore Drilling

October 2, 2018 - 11:45am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Ways and Means and the Budget Committees, said on Tuesday that he opposes a decision from U.S. Interior Department to change safety rules about offshore drilling.



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