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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.”

Marco Rubio Starts New Congress Focused on the Middle East

January 5, 2019 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Mitch McConnell

With the new Congress in session, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is joining other Senate Republicans focusing on the Middle East.

Marco Rubio, Florida Congressmen Continue the Fight to Protect Florida Farmers From Mexican Competition

January 4, 2019 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan, Marco Rubio and Al Lawson

Three members of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep. Al Lawson--brought back a bill to protect specialty crop growers from competition from Mexico. 

Donald Trump Signs Gus Bilirakis' Bill Ensuring Student Veterans Not Penalized by Colleges, Universities

January 2, 2019 - 10:15am

President Donald Trump signed into law a proposal from a Florida Republican congressman to ensure veterans are not financially penalized by colleges and universities as they wait for their federal education benefits.

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