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Marco Rubio, Joni Ernst Want States to Have More Control of Federal Poverty Programs

June 26, 2017 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio and Joni Ernst

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has teamed up with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, to offer a proposal giving the states more control over federal programs to tackle poverty.

Summer Kicks Off With Lower Gas Prices in Florida

June 26, 2017 - 7:30am

Florida is starting the summer with gas prices continuing to drop across the state, a new AAA study finds. 

GOP Legislators Start Taking Sides in Attorney General Primary

June 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Jay Fant and Ashley Moody

Republican office holders across Florida are starting to take sides in the primary to replace state Attorney General Pam Bondi who faces term limits next year. 

Gus Bilirakis Pushes VA to Explore Alternative Treatments

June 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Gus Bilirakis

From his perch as vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., continued his campaign to ensure the VA gives veterans more options to use alternative treatments. 

Florida Congressmen: Stop the Global Dog Meat, Cat Meat Trade

June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

On Thursday, two members of the Florida congressional delegation teamed up to offer a proposal calling for an end to global dog meat and cat meat trade. 

Rutherford Scores Another Win as DHS Reform Bill Passes House Unopposed

June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, scored another win in his efforts to reform the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) this week as the U.S. House passed a reform measure from him without opposition. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Forms New Caucus Even as She Readies to Leave Congress

June 21, 2017 - 8:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

While she might be leaving Washington, D.C. soon, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the dean of the Florida delegation, is helping launch a new caucus in her final term on Capitol Hill. 

Stephanie Murphy, Dave Brat Team Up to Help Veterans Who Own Small Businesses

June 20, 2017 - 3:15pm
Stephanie Murphy and Dave Brat

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is teaming up with one of the leading conservatives in Congress to help veterans launch small businesses. 

Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin Want Trump Administration to Get Tough With Egypt on Human Rights

June 20, 2017 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and Ben Cardin

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill this week in urging President Donald Trump get tougher with Egypt on human rights issues. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Jose Serrano Want National Smithsonian American Latino Museum

June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Jose Serrano

As the clock ticks down to her final day in Congress, the first Hispanic Republican woman to serve in Congress wants to expand the Smithsonian to honor Latinos. 


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