Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

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    Congress approves bill to speed up search for Zika-virus cure

    Apr 12, 16 • 167 Views • Government, Legislation/Law, Senate, U.S. CongressComments Off on Congress approves bill to speed up search for Zika-virus cure

    One day after officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the Zika virus was “scarier than we initially thought,” Congress approved legislation to speed up the development of vaccines and treatments to help curb the spread...

  • Matt Gaetz

    Matt Gaetz Announces Bid to Bring Bold, Conservative Reform to Congress

    Mar 21, 16 • 167 Views • Elections, Government, Homepg Slider, Political Campaign, SenateComments Off on Matt Gaetz Announces Bid to Bring Bold, Conservative Reform to Congress

    Promising to bring bold, conservative reform to Washington, Florida state Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) today announced that he will run for Florida’s 1st Congressional District following the decision of Congressman Jeff Miller to forgo...

  • MarcoRubiofigher

    Congress to CMS: Continue LIP Funding

    Apr 15, 15 • 464 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Congress to CMS: Continue LIP Funding

    FYI – please see the attached letter from Senator Marco Rubio, Congressman Gus Bilirakis, Congressman Curt Clawson, Congressman Richard Nugent, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Ted Yoho to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

  • paige_kreegel

    Dr. Kreegel in Strong Opposition to Raising Debt Ceiling

    Feb 13, 14 • 400 Views • Government, PoliticsComments Off on Dr. Kreegel in Strong Opposition to Raising Debt Ceiling

    Ft. Myers – Yesterday, Congress passed a bill that would extend the debt ceiling without any offset spending cuts.  The legislation removes the possibility of the U.S. government defaulting on the national debt until March of 2015. Dr. Paige Kreegel, a...

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    Anti-citrus Greening Effort Gets Boost in Congressional Budget Deal

    Jan 14, 14 • 340 Views • Environment, GovernmentComments Off on Anti-citrus Greening Effort Gets Boost in Congressional Budget Deal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Additional funding sought by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and others to fight a citrus-killing disease that’s threatening Florida’s $9 billion citrus industry is included in the bipartisan congressional budget deal unveiled last night....

  • Rick Scott

    Gov. Scott Calls on Congress to Reform SNAP

    Jun 20, 13 • 440 Views • GovernmentComments Off on Gov. Scott Calls on Congress to Reform SNAP

      PARIS, France – Late yesterday, Governor Rick Scott issued a letter to Speaker Boehner calling on Congress to support an amendment to the Farm Bill that was proposed by U.S. Representative Steve Southerland, which would provide states more flexibility to...

  • Rep. Katie Edwards

    Rep. Katie Edwards Urges Congress To Act on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    Jun 11, 13 • 480 Views • Government, PoliticsComments Off on Rep. Katie Edwards Urges Congress To Act on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    PLANTATION, Fla. – Representative Katie Edwards (D-Plantation) issued a statement following President Obama’s call today for action in Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws. Her remarks are: “Comprehensive immigration reform is vital...

  • Allen Boyd for Congress: Remembering Those Lost

    Sep 11, 10 • 321 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Allen Boyd for Congress: Remembering Those Lost

    Today is about remembering those who were lost nine years ago and remembering the principles our country was founded upon, life and liberty. Today is also about remembering the first responders who valiantly answered the call. The men and women, who make up...

  • Allen Boyd for Congress: U.S. Chamber Endorsement

    Sep 9, 10 • 497 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Allen Boyd for Congress: U.S. Chamber Endorsement

    I am excited to report that today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced their endorsement of my candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has always been a leading voice for strengthening our economy.  Over the years,...

  • Alan Grayson for Congress: What Robert Kennedy Said

    Sep 6, 10 • 318 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Alan Grayson for Congress: What Robert Kennedy Said

    Today is Labor Day. All across America, millions of people are discovering that the best way to celebrate Labor Day is by not working. Do you live to work, or do you work to live...