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Rutherford Scores Another Win as DHS Reform Bill Passes House Unopposed

June 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, scored another win in his efforts to reform the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) this week as the U.S. House passed a reform measure from him without opposition. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Forms New Caucus Even as She Readies to Leave Congress

June 21, 2017 - 8:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

While she might be leaving Washington, D.C. soon, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the dean of the Florida delegation, is helping launch a new caucus in her final term on Capitol Hill. 

Stephanie Murphy, Dave Brat Team Up to Help Veterans Who Own Small Businesses

June 20, 2017 - 3:15pm
Stephanie Murphy and Dave Brat

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is teaming up with one of the leading conservatives in Congress to help veterans launch small businesses. 

Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin Want Trump Administration to Get Tough With Egypt on Human Rights

June 20, 2017 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and Ben Cardin

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill this week in urging President Donald Trump get tougher with Egypt on human rights issues. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Jose Serrano Want National Smithsonian American Latino Museum

June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Jose Serrano

As the clock ticks down to her final day in Congress, the first Hispanic Republican woman to serve in Congress wants to expand the Smithsonian to honor Latinos. 

Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across Florida

June 19, 2017 - 8:30am

Gas prices continue to drop in Florida and that could continue in the days to come.  

Al Lawson Looks to Extend Social Security Through Raising Taxes, Increasing COLA

June 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Al Lawson

This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., unveiled a proposal to raise taxes to bolster Social Security. 

Matt Caldwell Hits the Road to Hold Work Days for Agriculture Bid

June 15, 2017 - 12:15am
Matt Caldwell

Facing a growing Republican primary field,  state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, is hitting the road as he continues his bid to be Florida agriculture commissioner in 2018 when current incumbent Adam Putnam faces term limits.

John Rutherford Named to House Judiciary Committee

June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
John Rutherford

Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. 

Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist Get Active in Special Congressional Election in Georgia

June 13, 2017 - 8:15am
Marco Rubio and Charlie Crist

Two old political rivals from Florida are trying to help out in a special congressional election held in the Atlanta suburbs which has gotten national attention. 



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