Florida Hotels Look To Congress Amid Job LossesNearly 40 percent of hotel workers in Florida have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, and industry lobbyists warn that could reach 70 percent this winter without further assistance from Congress.
House Approves $484 Billion Coronavirus Relief Package As Unemployment SoarsHouse lawmakers on Thursday voted to approve a $484 billion coronavirus relief package as new unemployment figures highlight the staggering toll the pandemic has taken on the U.S. job market. President Trump is now expected to sign the legislation, which lawmakers approved by a vote of 388-5.
Congresswoman Mucarsel-Powell Pushes To Speed Up Process For CubansSouth Florida Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell held a news conference in Miami with Congresswoman Donna Shalala on Friday to talk about a bill she has introduced that seeks to reinstate the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program.
Parkland Survivor & Father Of Slain Student Call On Congress To Prevent Next School MassacreSchool safety advocates, including a Parkland shooting survivor and the parent of a slain student, told a House panel that reactive measures are not enough to stop shootings.
Florida Officials Cheer Passage Of Federal Disaster Aid BillA long delayed disaster bill has finally passed Congress.
Tamarac Man John Kless Accused Of Threatening Members Of CongressA Tamarac man was taken into custody after he reportedly made threatening and harassing calls to members of Congress.
Congress Taking Up Issue Of Robocalls, Hoping To Pass Legislature Increasing Fine To Phone CompaniesNo one likes robocalls, and new numbers show we're getting more of them than ever before.
Rep. Wasserman Schultz Discusses President Trump's National Emergency DeclarationUS Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a news conference on Monday, where she talked about President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
Facing South Florida: New CongressA busy first few days in the House of Representatives for Congresswoman Donna Shalala, who now represents District 27.
Facing South Florida: Farewell Congresswoman Ileana Ros-LehtinenWe are joined by Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for her final appearance on Facing South Florida as a member of Congress.
New Member Of Congress From Central Florida Admits He May Have Broken LawA newly-elected member of Congress is acknowledging that he may have violated federal campaign finance laws.
Taiwan, Morocco & The Diaz-Balart BrothersSince 2012, Diaz-Balart’s brother, Lincoln, has been paid more than $1.3 million to work as a lobbyist on behalf of Taiwan in Congress.
Mario Diaz-Balart Faces Mary Barzee Flores In Florida's 25th Congressional District Florida's 25th Congressional District is Republican-leaning and has the state’s most Hispanic-heavy and most Republican city of Hialeah.
Shalala, Salazar Look To Fill Ros-Lehtinen Congressional District 27 SeatDemocrat Donna Shalala and Republican Maria Elvira Salazar will face off in November to fill the seat long held by retiring Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.