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Stephanie Murphy, Kevin Yoder Push Tax Reform on Child, Dependent Care Credits

August 4, 2017 - 10:15am
Stephanie Murphy and Kevin Yoder

With Congress expected to tackle tax reform when it returns to Washington after Labor Day, a freshman Democrat from the Sunshine State called for improving tax benefits for child care.

Dan Webster Wants Congress to Work With Trump on Reducing Regulations on Agriculture

August 5, 2017 - 6:00am
Dan Webster and Donald Trump

This week, U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., helped lead the charge on Capitol Hill to reform how the federal government regulates agriculture and ranching. 

Marco Rubio's, Mike Lee's Child Credit Expansion on the Table as Tax Reform Looms

August 3, 2017 - 8:30am

After failing to repeal former President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law, President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress are turning to other issues, including tax reform with a former primary rival pushing his. 

National Democrats Continue to Showcase Val Demings

August 2, 2017 - 6:00am
Val Demings

Democrats at the national level continue to showcase a freshman congresswoman from the Sunshine State. 

Vern Buchanan Continues Fight to Stop Congressional Pay Raises Until There's Balanced Budget

July 31, 2017 - 12:15am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., continues to call for stopping congressional pay raises until the federal government has a balanced budget, as he testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee last week.

Gas Prices Rise in Florida But Still Below National Average

July 31, 2017 - 8:30am

As July comes to end, gas prices continue to climb in Florida but they remain slightly below the national average. 

Ron DeSantis Comes Out Swinging at Iran

July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

With buzz growing that he could run for governor next year, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee, has taken aim at Iran in recent days. 

Marco Rubio Backs Sam Brownback for Religious Freedom Post

July 29, 2017 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Sam Brownback

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., cheered the Trump administration for naming Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

Florida Congressmen Want Canadian Snowbirds to Stay in U.S. Up to Eight Months

July 29, 2017 - 6:00am

From his perch on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, this week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., went to bat for a proposal to extend the amount of time Canadians who own or lease a home in the U.S. can stay there during the year. 

House Passes Neal Dunn's Bill for More Federal Contracts for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans

July 26, 2017 - 10:45am
Neal Dunn

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., bill giving more federal contracts to small businesses owned by veterans. 

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