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Carlos Curbelo Wants Feds to Rely More on the States on Marijuana Policy

July 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Tulsi Gabbard

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., wants to change how the federal government evaluates state marijuana policies, insisting it can help offer needed reforms. 

John Rutherford's, Al Lawson's Proposal Helping Veterans Entering Workforce Passes the House

July 25, 2018 - 9:00am
John Rutherford and Al Lawson

A bill including a proposal from two North Florida congressmen--Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford and Democrat U.S. Rep. Al Lawson--to help veterans transition out of the service and into civilian careers cleared the U.S. House on Tuesday. 

Florida Republicans Get North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act Signed Into Law

July 24, 2018 - 10:15am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Yoho

This week, President Donald Trump signed a law from members of the Florida delegation that holds the North Korean regime more accountable on human rights and other issues. 

Gus Bilirakis Pushes 'Eye-Bonds' to Help Combat Blindness

July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
Gus Bilirakis

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., joined U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., in pushing a bill to fund treatments to cure blindness. 

Ted Yoho's Foreign Aid Reform Bill Clears the House

July 18, 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 on Tuesday night as the House passed his proposal reforming how the federal government manages international development finances.

Florida Delegation: Give Canadians More Time to Visit the U.S.

July 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Deutch, Bill Nelson and Ted Yoho

Members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill continue to champion proposals to allow some Canadian citizens more time to vacation in the United States. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Get Bill Helping Israel's Security Through Foreign Relations Committee

July 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Chris Coons

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., managed to get their  “United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act”  proposal ensuring the U.S. and Israel remain close allies with $3.3 billion for that nation’s security through the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 

Al Lawson, Alvin Brown Stress Opposition to Brett Kavanaugh in North Florida Congressional Primary

July 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Al Lawson, Brett Kavanaugh and Alvin Brown

In one of the most closely watched congressional primaries in Florida, two Democrats are trying to rally supporters by stressing their opposition to President Donald Trump nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Ron DeSantis Urges Trump to Indict Raul Castro for Murder

July 12, 2018 - 9:45am
Ron DeSantis and Raul Castro

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., called on President Donald Trump to have the U.S. Department of Justice examine Cuban communist Raúl Castro for his role in shooting down an airplane in 1996 which had three U.S. citizens and a permanent resident. 

Florida Delegation Backs Sanctions on the Ortega Regime in Nicaragua

July 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Marco Rubio

Last week, members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill called for tougher sanctions against the Ortega regime in Nicaragua and were happy when the White House complied. 

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