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Gas Prices Stable in Florida But AAA Expects Them to Increase Soon

November 6, 2017 - 8:30am

With oil and wholesale gasoline prices rising last week, AAA is warning Florida motorists that gas prices could soon be rising in the Sunshine State. 

With Primary Challenge Looming, Al Lawson Focused on Expanding SNAP Benefits

November 6, 2017 - 6:00am
Al Lawson

From his seat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, freshman U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., is focused on his “Let’s Feed America” efforts even as a major primary challenger gets ready to take him on in 2018.

South Florida Representatives Call for Giving 300,000 Migrants Permanent Residency

November 1, 2017 - 9:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Carlos Curbelo, Frederica Wilson and Alcee Hastings

Four South Florida congressional representatives--Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Democrats U.S. Reps. Alcee Hastings and Frederica Wilson--teamed up on Tuesday to unveil a proposal giving more than 300,000 migrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua permanent resident status. 

John Rutherford, Neal Dunn Want More Doctors to Work for VA

November 1, 2017 - 8:30am

This week, from their perches on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, two Florida Republican congressmen highlighted a bill to help recruit and retain doctors in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Rick Scott, Florida's Senators in Solid Shape, Morning Consult Rankings Find

October 31, 2017 - 9:00am
Bill Nelson, Rick Scott and Marco Rubio

On Tuesday, Morning Consult released its third quarter polling looking at governors and U.S. senators across the nation and found three politicians from Florida--Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in solid shape. 

Stephanie Murphy, Kevin Yoder Fight for Child and Dependent Care Tax Credits to Be Part of Tax Reform

October 31, 2017 - 8:30am
Stephanie Murphy and Kevin Yoder

With tax reform on center stage in Washington, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is continuing her push for improving tax benefits for child care.

Carlos Curbelo Takes to the National Stage on Immigration, Tax Reform

October 30, 2017 - 6:00am

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., took to the national stage last week as his star continues to rise on Capitol Hill. 

Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues Focuses on Breast Cancer in October

October 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Lois Frankel, Susan Brooks and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

This week, members of Congress, including the leaders of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, highlighted October’s role as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Francis Rooney, Josh Gottheimer Want to Cut Off North Korea's Rocket Fuel

October 26, 2017 - 11:15am
Francis Rooney and Josh Gottheimer

With tensions continuing to simmer with North Korea, from his perch on the U.S. Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., helped bring out a bill requiring the State Department and intelligence agencies to investigate how the Kim regime obtained rocket fuel and engines. 

John Rutherford's, Al Lawson's Bill Helping Veterans Entering Workforce Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill

October 26, 2017 - 10:00am
John Rutherford and Al Lawson

A bill from two North Florida congressmen--Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford and Democrat U.S. Rep. Al Lawson--to help veterans transition out of the service and into civilian careers is picking up steam on Capitol Hill. 



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