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Ted Yoho Takes Aim at North Korean Regime

May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
Ted Yoho and Ed Royce

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee on Asia, is looking to expand information access to North Korea--and he has the backing of some leading figures on Capitol Hill. 

Republican Liberty Caucus Chairman Bob White Jumps into Gubernatorial Race

May 22, 2017 - 8:15am
Bob White

GOP activist Bob White, the chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida (RLCF), announced on Monday that he is running for governor in 2018 when Gov. Rick Scott faces term limits. 

Celebrating Lowest Unemployment Rate in Almost a Decade, Rick Scott Goes to Bat for Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida

May 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Rick Scott

On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced the unemployment rate in Florida stood at 4.5 percent in April, the lowest it had been since September 2017 and just above the national unemployment rate of 4.4 percent. 

John Rutherford Pushes for Law Enforcement to Work Together to Monitor Terrorists

May 22, 2017 - 6:00am

From his perch on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., is looking to ensure all levels of law enforcement are on the same page when it comes to tracking terrorists. 

Vern Buchanan's 'Thin Blue Line Act' Passes the House

May 19, 2017 - 10:00am
Vern Buchanan

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., scored a win as the U.S. House passed his “Thin Blue Line Act” which would make murdering a police officer, firefighter or first responder killed in federal jurisdiction an aggravating factor in federal death penalty decisions.

Florida Congressional Representatives Push for Increased Anti-Semitism Reporting in Europe

May 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
Ted Deutch and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

This week, the U.S. House passed without opposition a resolution from the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, which includes two congressional representatives from South Florida, to examine growing anti-Semitism in Europe.

Rubio, DeSantis Focus on Jerusalem as Trump Gets Ready to Visit Israel

May 18, 2017 - 11:15am
Marco Rubio and Ron DeSantis

Two Florida Republicans in Congress made the case that Jerusalem is part of Israel this week. 

Bill Nelson, South Florida Congresswomen Target Online Hotel Reservation Scams

May 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Lois Frankel, Bill Nelson and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Three members of the Florida congressional delegation are looking to crack down on online booking scams. 

Marco Rubio Continues to Reel in Support for VA Reform Bill

May 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Phil Roe, Marco Rubio and Tim Walz

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., continues to round up support for his proposal to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Rick Scott Picks Jackie Schutz Zeckman as New Chief of Staff

May 16, 2017 - 12:15pm
Jackie Schutz and Rick Scott

On Tuesday, a day after he announced that Kim McDougal would leave her post as his chief of staff on July 1, Gov. Rick Scott turned to Jackie Schutz Zeckman, announcing that she will take over the position. 


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