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John Rutherford's Expansion of Education Benefits to Families of Fallen Service Members Signed into Law

August 22, 2017 - 9:15am

This week, President Donald Trump signed into law a North Florida Republican’s proposal changing veteran higher ed funding to allow more benefits to the surviving spouses and children of military personnel killed in the line of duty. 

Florida Delegation Reacts to Trump's New Course on Afghanistan

August 22, 2017 - 8:30am
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ted Deutch

Members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in after President Donald Trump spoke to the nation on Monday about a new strategy in Afghanistan where the U.S. has been engaged in military operations for 16 years.

Carlos Lopez-Cantera: No Plans to Run for Office in 2018

August 21, 2017 - 9:30am
Carlos López-Cantera

Candidates are starting to line up across Florida to run for office in 2018 but one big name will be sitting on the sidelines next year. 

Gas Prices Dip Slightly Across Florida

August 21, 2017 - 8:30am

While gas prices traditionally increase in the second half of August, motorists across the Sunshine State saw prices at the pump decrease slightly in recent days. 

Linda Stewart Expands Her Role in Florida Senate

August 21, 2017 - 6:00am

State Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, expanded her portfolio in Tallahassee last week, the latest up in what has been somewhat of a roller coaster political career. 

In Spite of Criticizing Trump, Carlos Curbelo Ready to Work on Tax Reform

August 18, 2017 - 9:45am
Carlos Curbelo

This week, even as he continues to criticize President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is going to bat for one of the president’s top causes: tax reform. 

Firefighters Place Their Bets in GOP Gubernatorial Primary

August 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

Firefighters are starting to get involved in the Republican primary to replace term-limited Gov. Rick Scott in 2018. 

Marco Rubio Backs State Department's Efforts on International Religious Freedom

August 19, 2017 - 6:00am

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., praised the U.S. State Department’s latest efforts on advancing religious freedom across the globe. 

NRCC Takes Aim at Debbie Wasserman Schultz in New Ad

August 16, 2017 - 10:15am
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) took aim at U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., on Wednesday, running a new online ad hitting the former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman on ethics. 

Darren Soto Goes to Bat for Chuck Schumer's, Nancy Pelosi's 'Better Deal'

August 16, 2017 - 8:30am

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., doubled down on his support for the economic agenda pushed by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. 


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