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Vern Buchanan Opposes Interior Department Backing Off on Regulations for Offshore Drilling

October 2, 2018 - 11:45am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Ways and Means and the Budget Committees, said on Tuesday that he opposes a decision from U.S. Interior Department to change safety rules about offshore drilling.

Francis Rooney Joins Climate Solutions Caucus

October 1, 2018 - 1:15pm
Ted Deutch, Francis Rooney and Carlos Curbelo

The Climate Solutions Caucus--which is led by two South Florida congressmen--has expanded with two members with one of them from the Sunshine State. 

Concerned Veterans of America Helps Out Ron DeSantis Against Andrew Gillum

October 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Behind in the polls against Democratic nominee Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is getting some help from a veterans group. 

Marco Rubio Wants Maduro Regime Designated as State Sponsor of Terrorism

October 1, 2018 - 9:45am

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.. is calling on the U.S. State Department to designate the Maduro regime in charge of Venezuela as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. 

Francis Rooney Continues the Fight to Reform Unions

October 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney

Freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., continued his fight to reform unions last week when he introduced the Union Integrity Act which, he insists, will protect whistle blowers and crack down on corruption. 

Francis Rooney Brings Out the Drug Price Transparency Act to Help Seniors

September 28, 2018 - 11:30am
Francis Rooney and Peter Welch

This week, freshman U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled the “Drug Price Transparency Act” which, he insists, will lower drug prices for seniors.

USCGC Tampa Honored on 100th Anniversary of its Sinking in World War One

September 28, 2018 - 11:15am

With this week marking the centennial of a German U-Boat sinking the the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa during World War One, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., honored the memory of the 111 Coast Guardsmen, four Navy sailors and 16 passengers including 11 members of the British Navy. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act Gains Traction on Capitol Hill

September 27, 2018 - 9:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

This week, retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., one of the leading Republicans on Capitol Hill on foreign policy, scored a win as the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed her “Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act” (NICA) without opposition. 

Andrew Gillum Holds Solid Lead Over Ron DeSantis in New Q-Poll

September 26, 2018 - 12:15pm
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has a solid lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

Darren Soto's Proposal Giving CDC More Funds, Authority Against Mosquitoes Passes House

September 26, 2018 - 9:30am
Darren Soto

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Darren Soto’s, D-Fla., proposal to help the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies at the state and local levels. 



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