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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. 

Gus Bilirakis Gets Proposal to Help Disabled Veterans Have More Travel Options Signed into Law

August 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gus Bilirakis

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, scored a win on Capitol Hill as his proposal helping disabled veterans have more access to transportation has become law. 

Ashley Moody, Frank White Show Off Law Enforcement Support in TV Ads

August 13, 2018 - 11:30am
Ashley Moody and Frank White

With two weeks to go until the primary, the two Republicans running for attorney general looked to double down on their law enforcement credentials in TV spots featuring sheriffs from across the Sunshine State.  

Marco Rubio Takes to National Stage to Promote Family Leave Proposal

August 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

This month, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. has focused on pushing his proposal to expand parental leave.

Tom Rooney Looks to Protect Elections from Cyberattacks

August 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Tom Rooney and Jim Himes

From his seat on the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., is helping lead the charge on Capitol Hill to protect U.S. elections from cyberattacks. 

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