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More than 2 Million Floridians Will Hit the Road for Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2017 - 10:45am

Expect crowded roads this Memorial Day weekend across Florida, a new study from AAA finds, especially as the Sunshine State is home to the top destination for travelers. 

Neal Dunn Wants Veterans Needing Organ Transplants to Have More Options

May 24, 2017 - 1:45pm
Neal Dunn

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., who sits on the House Veterans Affairs Committee and who served more than a decade as an Army surgeon, introduced the “Veterans Increased Choice for Transplanted Organs and Recovery (VICTOR) Act."

Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Team Up Against Con Men Targeting Veterans

May 24, 2017 - 10:15am
Marco Rubio and Elizabeth Warren

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., paired up to bring back their “Veterans Care Financial Protection Act" proposal. 

Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz Team Up on Missile Defense

May 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

With North Korea continuing to test ballistic missiles, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has teamed up with senators from both parties to call for increased defenses. 

Ron DeSantis' Bill Targeting Child Predators Passes the House

May 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Ron DeSantis

On Monday, the U.S. House passed a bill from a Florida congressman targeting child predators. 

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.

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