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Bipartisan Mast-Murphy Amendment OK'd to Help Hire More Disabled Veterans

June 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Brian Mast and Stephanie Murphy

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a bipartisan measure spearheaded by U.S. Reps. Brian Mast and Stephanie Murphy -- Republican and Democrat respectively, and both from Florida -- to help more disabled veterans transition to the civilian workforce.  

Patrick Murphy Stays Out of Gubernatorial Race, Backs Gwen Graham

June 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
Patrick Murphy and Gwen Graham

Despite sending up trial balloons about running for governor, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., is backing former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham to be Florida’s next governor. 

Sunshine Summit to Offer Insight into Puerto Rico's Challenges

June 6, 2018 - 2:45pm
Jose Carrión, Jose Fuentes, Jenniffer González-Colón and Bob Cortes

The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) has announced it will host a “Puerto Rico Rising” panel on Friday as part of its 2018 Sunshine Summit in Orlando.

API Taps Jeff Kottkamp to Help Lead Offshore Energy Exploration Campaign in Florida

June 6, 2018 - 12:45pm
Jim Nicholson, Jeff Kottkamp and Jim Webb

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

Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Want Trump to Fill Democracy, Human Rights, Labor Post at State Department

June 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio and Bob Menendez

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is calling on President Donald Trump to name a candidate to serve as assistant secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), a post which has been vacant for the past year and a half. 

Florida Started 2018 With Record High Quarter for Tourism

June 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Rick Scott

Florida started 2018 with a record high number of tourists, Gov. Rick Scott announced on Tuesday. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Smith Call Out China on Tiananmen Massacre Anniversary

June 5, 2018 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and Chris Smith

From his perches on the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee and as the chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in on the 29th anniversary of the Chinese crackdown on the Tiananmen protests. 

Jeff Denham, Charlie Crist Back VA Medical Waste Reform

June 4, 2018 - 4:15pm

A congressman from Florida is behind an effort for the  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to install on-site medical waste treatment systems in its facilities, insisting it will help save taxpayer dollars and will reduce transporting infectious material. 

Jeff Greene Enters Democratic Primary in Gubernatorial Race

June 4, 2018 - 9:45am

Palm Beach billionaire Jeff Greene jumped into the governor’s race as he gears up for a second bid for statewide office. 

John Rutherford, Ted Deutch Want DOJ to Quickly Release Funds to Fight School Violence

May 31, 2018 - 9:00am
John Rutherford and Ted Deutch

The two Florida congressmen who led the charge in the U.S. House to pass the  “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act” are now calling on the U.S. Department of Justice for guidance on how to implement it. 

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