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Rejected by Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Carlos Curbelo Looks Like Top Target for Democrats in 2018

November 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo

This week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., was denied membership in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus even as it looks like he will be in another fight to hold onto his South Florida congressional seat. 

Vern Buchanan Pushes Back Against Trump Ending Elephant Trophy Ban

November 17, 2017 - 11:30am
Vern Buchanan and Earl Blumenauer

From his perch as chairman of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, a Florida Republican is stressing his opposition to the Trump administration ending the ban on African elephant trophies. 

Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in Florida

November 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Rick Scott

Florida recovered nicely from being impacted by hurricanes in September as the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in October. 

Neal Dunn's Bill to Get More Veterans Into STEM Fields Headed to House Floor

November 16, 2017 - 10:00am

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., proposal to usher more veterans into the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.

Americans Get Ready to Hit the Road for Thanksgiving--and Florida's Poised to Benefit

November 16, 2017 - 8:45am

Americans are getting ready to hit the road for Thanksgiving and many of them will be headed to the Sunshine State. 

Ted Yoho, Adam Smith Call on Trump Administration Work With Congress on Reforming Foreign Aid

November 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho and Adam Smith

From his perch on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and as chairman of the U.S House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., continued his push for transparency as the Trump administration looks to reform the State Department and foreign aid. 

Carlos Curbelo Pushes to Get in Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Garners National Notice

November 14, 2017 - 9:15am
Carlos Curbelo

Despite being in only his second term in Congress, a Florida Republican continues to garner national attention on Capitol Hill. 

Vern Buchanan Doubles Down on Urging Trump to Stay in Paris Climate Accord

November 13, 2017 - 11:45am
Vern Buchanan and Donald Trump

On Monday, one of the most prominent members of the Florida congressional delegation called on President Donald Trump to reverse his decision on having the U.S. reject the Paris Climate Accord. 

With Crude Oil Prices Rising, Florida Drivers Paying More for Gas

November 13, 2017 - 8:30am

With crude oil prices on the rise, gas prices jumped up across Florida over the past week. 

Ron DeSantis Renews Call to Reform Higher Education Accreditation

November 13, 2017 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

A conservative congressman from Florida who is a possible gubernatorial candidate has brought back his proposal to get higher education accreditation out of the hands of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and give that power to the states.



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