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John Rutherford Wants to Give E-2 Treaty Investor Visas Path to Permanent Residency

July 20, 2017 - 6:00am

This week, freshman  U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to give immigrants who have been in the U.S. on an E-2 treaty visa investor visa for more than 10 years a path to permanent residence. 

Florida Delegation Reacts to Obamacare Repeal Collapse in the Senate

July 19, 2017 - 1:30pm
Dennis Ross and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Members of the Florida delegation reacted to the collapse of Republican efforts in the U.S. Senate to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law.

Democrat Nancy Soderberg Launches Congressional Bid in Northeast Florida

July 19, 2017 - 12:45pm
Nancy Soderberg

With buzz growing that U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., will run for governor in 2018 instead of a fourth term in Congress, Democrat Nancy Soderberg announced on Wednesday that she would run for the congressional seat he currently holds.

Gus Bilirakis, Kathy Castor Want to Increase Fines for Medicare Fraud

July 19, 2017 - 8:30am
Gus Bilirakis and Kathy Castor

After the federal government announced it was going after more than 400 people for Medicare fraud, two members of the Florida delegation in Congress have teamed up to offer a proposal toughening the penalties for that crime.  

Florida Congressional Reps Showcase How They Shaped the NDAA

July 18, 2017 - 10:45am
Darren Soto, Ted Yoho and Carlos Curbelo

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are showcasing how the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the U.S. House passed Friday on 344-81 vote. 

NRSC Takes Aim at Bill Nelson in New Ad

July 17, 2017 - 9:15am
Bill Nelson

Even as U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., tries to assemble enough votes from the Republican majority in the Senate to pass a measure repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama’s health-care law, the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) took aim at U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., with a new ad on the issue. 

Marco Rubio Continues the Fight to Reform the VA

July 17, 2017 - 8:30am
Marco Rubio

U.S Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. is continuing his efforts to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, cosponsoring the “VA Quality Employment Act” brought out by U.S. Sen.  Luther Strange, R-Ala. 

Neal Dunn's Push for More Federal Contracts for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans Gains Steam

July 15, 2017 - 6:00am

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., proposal giving more federal contracts to small businesses owned by veterans is gaining traction on Capitol Hill. 

Conservative Grover Norquist Backs IRS Reform From Florida Congressman

July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Grover Norquist

Prominent conservative activist Grover Norquist is championing a tax reform proposal from a Florida congressman. 

Marco Rubio Wants to Crack Down on Businesses Helping North Korea

July 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Cory Gardner, Marco Rubio and Ed Markey

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is calling for more accountability for companies working with North Korea. 


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