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Mario Diaz-Balart, About to Give Up the Gavel on THUD Appropriations, Secures Transportation Funds for Miami Dade

December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Mario Diaz-Balart

Getting ready to bow out as chairman of the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., was able to help bring almost $10 million of U.S. Department of Transportation funds to Miami Dade County this week. 

Marco Rubio Focuses on Small Business Issues on Capitol Hill

December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

On Capitol Hill last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on small business issues, bringing out a new bill even as he got another one through the U.S. Senate. 

Stephanie Murphy to Lead 50 House Democrats in Future Forum

December 6, 2018 - 10:45am
Stephanie Murphy

Wrapping up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will take over as chairwoman of the Future Forum, which defines itself as “an influential group of young Democratic members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans.”

Marco Rubio Looks to Extend the NFIP Until September 2019

December 6, 2018 - 6:00am

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire at the end of the week, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio brought out a proposal to reauthorize it until the end of September 2019. 

USS Thomas Hudner Heads to Mayport

December 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
USS Thomas Hudner

This week, the Navy commissioned the USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) in Boston as it readies to head to the First Coast with Mayport prepared to be its homeport. 

Brian Mast Brings Out Resolution Condemning Assad Regime in Syria and its Backers

December 3, 2018 - 1:15pm
Brian Mast

After winning a second term in the U.S. House last month, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., turned his fire to the Assad regime in Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran. 

South Florida Republicans Slam Cuban Regime on Mais Medicos

December 3, 2018 - 11:30am
Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Three Republicans representing South Florida in Congress took aim at the Cuban regime as it ends its partnership in the “Mais Medicos” (“More Doctors”) program in Brazil even as some Cuban health care workers file a lawsuit “alleging that the Pan American Health Organization facilitated the human trafficking of thousands of Cuban medical professionals.”

API's 'Explore Offshore' Campaign Heads to Capitol Hill

December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Jim Nicholson, Jeff Kottkamp and Jim Webb

The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) “Explore Offshore” campaign, which includes expanding energy exploration efforts including in the eastern part of the Gulf of Mexico and in the Atlantic, came to Capitol Hill last week. 

Florida Congressmen Push Carbon Fee and Refunds Legislation

November 28, 2018 - 8:45am

Three members of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney and Democrat U.S. Reps. Charlie Crist and Ted Deutch--are backing a proposal to reduce carbon usage with price controls and offering rebates back to American taxpayers. 

Ted Yoho Warns of China Interfering in Taiwan's Elections

November 27, 2018 - 12:45pm
Ted Yoho

The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee for Asia and the Pacific warned about Chinese intervention in Taiwanese elections. 

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