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Lois Frankel, Bill Keating Team Up Again to Take on Medicare Fraud

May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Lois Frankel and Bill Keating

This week, a congresswoman from Florida doubled down on her efforts to cut down on Medicare fraud. 

Stephanie Murphy, Carlos Curbelo, Brian Mast Help Shape NDAA

May 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Carlos Curbelo, Stephanie Murphy and Brian Mast

From her perch on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., was able to bring a number of proposals she and other members of the Florida delegation championed into the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

National Association of Manufacturers Showcases How Tax Reform Helps Employees at Florida Company

May 10, 2018 - 6:00am
RGF Environmental Group facility

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) will be showcasing an environmental products manufacturer in Riviera Beach as it continues to highlight how the tax reform backed by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress is helping workers across the country. 

Richard Corcoran Backs Adam Putnam for Governor

May 9, 2018 - 12:30pm
Richard Corcoran and Adam Putnam

On Wednesday, state House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Lutz, ended speculation that he would run for governor and endorsed Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to be the Sunshine State’s 46th governor. 

Florida Chamber Backs Jimmy Patronis for State CFO

May 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

 At a media event in Ybor City on Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce threw its support behind state CFO Jimmy Patronis.  

Patronis was named to the post back in June when Gov. Rick Scott chose him to replace Jeff Atwater who resigned the position to take a job with Florida Atlantic University. Former state Sen. Jeremy Ring, a Democrat from Broward County,  is the leading candidate to take on Patronis. 

John Rutherford, Val Demings Want to Punish Criminals Who Attack Law Enforcement Officers

May 9, 2018 - 10:15am
John Rutherford and Val Demings

A bill from two members of the Florida delegation with a background in law enforcement--Republican U.S. Rep. John Rutherford and Democrat U.S. Rep. Val Demings--teamed up this week to unveil a proposal cracking down on criminals who attack law enforcement officers. 

Neal Dunn's Bill Helping Veterans With Opioids Gains Traction in Congress

May 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Neal Dunn and Phil Roe

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., proposal helping veterans suffering from opioid abuse is building steam on Capitol Hill as the U.S. House Veterans’ Affairs Committee passed his “Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act" without opposition. 

Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines on Ending the Nuclear Deal With Iran

May 8, 2018 - 3:30pm

Members of the Florida congressional delegation reacted on Tuesday after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. was ending the nuclear arms deal with Iran. 

Belinda Keiser Files to Run for Joe Negron's State Senate Seat

May 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Belinda Keiser and Gayle Harrell

Belinda Keiser, the vice chancellor of Keiser University and a member of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, is running for the state Senate seat currently held by retiring Senate President Joe Negron, R-Palm City. 

Florida Chamber Endorses 60 Pro-Business House and Senate Incumbents

May 8, 2018 - 6:00am

The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced its first round of 2018 candidate endorsements in competitive races for the Florida House and Senate.

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