Florida’s two U.S. senators are calling for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans fleeing that South American nation which is facing economic and social chaos under the Maduro regime.
On Tuesday, Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Bill Posey and Mike Waltz wrote a letter to acting U.S. Defense Sec. Patrick Shanahan on the matter.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., is hoping the third time is the charm for his “Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act” which passed the U.S. House without opposition last week.
Two Florida Republicans–U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, who sits on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee–are leading the charge on Capitol Hill for the U.S. Commerce Department to end an agreement with Mexican tomato growers.
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is continuing his fight to end slaughtering horses for human consumption in the U.S. and stop exporting horses to slaughterhouses in Canada and Mexico.
Two veterinarians currently serving in Congress have teamed up again to bring back a bill banning horse soring. Back in 2013, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oreg., paired up to introduce the “Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act.”
This week, President Donald Trump signed a proposal from two congressmen from Florida–Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep Alcee Hastings–banning the slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption as part of the Farm Bill.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, is once again focused on tax reform, showcasing his efforts to expand the Child Tax Credit and turning his attention to paid family leave.
On Thursday night, at a Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) event in Orlando, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will square off in this year’s first debate between the GOP gubernatorial hopefuls.