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Gus Bilirakis Brings Back Bill to Hire More Student Resource Officers

January 14, 2019 - 9:15am
Gus Bilirakis

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., brought back a bill to help boost security at schools around the nation. 

Swinging Away at Trump, Val Demings Gets New Assignment at the DCCC

January 12, 2019 - 6:00am
Val Demings

Now starting her second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., landed a post to help her party protect its new majority in the U.S. House while she ramps up her criticism of President Donald Trump. 

Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Bring Out Resolution Condemning Cuban Regime on Mais Medicos

January 14, 2019 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Bob Menendez

From his seat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought out a resolution condemning the communist regime in Cuba, accusing it of running a  “program that sends tens of thousands of Cuban medical professionals to foreign countries to work under conditions that qualify as human trafficking.”

Grover Norquist Comes to Tallahassee Praising Florida GOP's Policies, Warning About Democrats on Capitol Hill

January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), spoke to the Florida Center-Right Coalition on Thursday, praising policies embraced by Republicans in Tallahassee and saying that supporters of the free market should not expect much action in Washington D.C. over the next two years. 

Gus Bilirakis Brings Back the Retired Pay Restoration Act

January 9, 2019 - 2:15pm
Gus Bilirakis

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., who has been the vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee before the Democrats flipped the House in November, brought out a proposal to “ensure veterans are able to receive both their VA disability compensation and their military retired pay, eliminating the unfair offset between the two benefits.” 

Vern Buchanan Pushes 'Thin Blue Line Act' on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Vern Buchanan

With National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., doubled down on his “Thin Blue Line Act.”

Republicans From Florida Back Additional Sanctions on Maduro Allies

January 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Marco Rubio, Steven Mnuchin and Mario Diaz-Balart

On Tuesday, the federal government put more sanctions on members of the Maduro regime in charge of Venezuela as Republicans in the Florida delegation backed the administration’s decision. 

Mark Takano, New Chairman of House Veterans Affairs Committee, Hits Florida to Tour Medical Center

January 7, 2019 - 12:45pm
Mark Takano

Now wielding the gavel on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., started his new duties by hitting the Sunshine State. 

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Want White House Office to Fight China Stealing American Technology

January 7, 2019 - 12:00pm
Marco Rubio and Mark Warner

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, at the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought out a bill to protect American technology from China and other nations. 

Francis Rooney Looks to Permanently Ban Drilling in the Eastern Gulf

January 7, 2019 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney

Starting his second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to  “permanently ban oil and gas leasing, preleasing, and related activities in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.”



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