From his perch on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., led efforts to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to team up to work on advancing biotechnology.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is getting behind a proposal to add a “Digital Coast” program to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), insisting it will help local and state governments prepare for major storms.
With the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcing it will soon start screening the social media posts of foreigners visiting the U.S., a Florida congressman, who has been working on the issue, cheered the news.
At an event at Katz Hillel Day School in Boca Raton on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott announced that he would propose $1 million in funding to boost security for Jewish Day Schools across the Sunshine State. That’s up from last year when $654,000 was used for security at these schools.
After President Donald Trump announced his new strategy with Iran, including decertifying the agreement made with that nation by the Obama administration, members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in to offer their takes.
Florida’s two U.S. senators are pushing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to act quickly in Puerto Rico, ensuring that island does not experience a public health crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
In the aftermath of the Trump administration announcing that the U.S. was cutting off its support for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) due to its “anti-Israel bias,” a Florida congressman has introduced a resolution condemning that international organization.
Gas prices continue to drop in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, falling 25 cents per gallon over the past month and seven cents a gallon over the past week.
A South Florida Republican is teaming up with prominent figures from the left and the right to push for reforming bail.
This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., scored a win as the U.S. House passed a bill giving more federal funds to small businesses.