Articles in Category: '112th Congress'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 13, 2011 3:55 AM
 

As he starts his second term in Congress, Florida Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney is increasingly visible as he focuses on federal spending.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 8, 2011 3:55 AM

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, named members of his party to the various appropriations subcommittees Friday -- and three Florida Republicans won some plum assignments, giving the Sunshine State a large seat at the table when Congress sets federal expenditures.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 7, 2011 3:55 AM

The U.S. House members voted to trim their own office budgets by 5 percent on Thursday and Florida Republicans are insisting it's a good start to controlling federal spending.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 7, 2011 3:55 AM
 

As Democrats get used to being in the minority in the U.S. House, two members from Florida were named to roles in the Democratic leadership.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 6, 2011 8:25 AM

Eight Floridians were sworn in as new members of Congress Wednesday, seven of them joining the new Republican majority.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Though U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, R-Bartow, was elected commissioner of agriculture and consumer services last week, he isn’t new to Tallahassee.
 
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