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FTA Sending Almost $23 Million to Transit Systems Across Florida

June 2, 2018 - 6:00am

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week that it is sending almost $23 million to public transit systems across the Sunshine State that were damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Most Floridians Ready as Hurricane Season Begins

June 1, 2018 - 6:00am

With major storms hitting the Sunshine State the last two years, a new report shows that more Floridians are prepared for the 2018 hurricane season which starts on Friday. 

Dan Webster Wants Tax Benefits for Doctors, Medical Providers Who Offer Free Services for Medicaid Patients

May 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Dan Webster

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., showcased his  proposal to encourage doctors and other medical personnel to provide more services for Americans on Medicaid or CHIP. 

Gus Bilirakis, Ron Kind Team Up Again to Improve Medicare

May 29, 2018 - 6:00am
Gus Bilirakis and Ron Kind

This month, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., paired up once again with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., to unveil a proposal closing gaps in Medicare coverage. 

Stephanie Murphy, Brian Fitzpatrick Want to Hold Congress More Accountable to the American People

May 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Brian Fitzpatrick

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is teaming up again with U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., this time to offer a bill holding members of Congress more accountable by ending several perks. 

Neal Dunn Takes Over VA Health Subcommittee

May 23, 2018 - 6:00am

Freshman U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., will take over as chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Health. 

With New Assignment, John Rutherford's Better Positioned to Help Jacksonville

May 21, 2018 - 6:00am
John Rutherford

Congressman John Rutherford scored a big win for the First Coast last week when he was named to the House Appropriations Committee. 

Democrat Establishment Rallies Behind Sean Shaw for AG

May 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Dave Aronberg, Sean Shaw and Bob Butterworth

The Democrat establishment is increasingly throwing its support behind state Rep. Sean Shaw’s, D-Tampa, bid to be Florida’s next attorney general. 

Mario Diaz-Balart Champions Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill on Capitol Hill

May 17, 2018 - 6:00am

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is going to play a major role as Congress mulls over the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill which funds the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

John Rutherford Named to House Appropriations Committee

May 16, 2018 - 4:30pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee. 



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