Jul 21 2017
Far too often it feels like the federal government just isn't paying attention to the issues that really impact our day to day lives. I had a stark example of that in a committee hearing this week when I questioned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on SB10 and our efforts to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee.
Jul 14 2017
Congress's most important constitutional duty is to provide for the common defense. This week we passed the National Defense Authorization Act to reform, repair and rebuild our military. The bill also included two provision that I wrote and sponsored.
Jun 30 2017
Sanctuary cities are a violation of the rule of law. This week I helped pass two bills - the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act and Kate's Law - to crack down on dangerous sanctuary policies that needlessly put innocent lives at risk.
Jun 23 2017
Watch this week's Week In Review video to hear more about my exchange with All Aboard Florida head executive Mike Reininger, bills we passed to help create jobs and the young men and women from our community who received the Congressional Awards Gold Medal.
Jun 17 2017
Many veterans have had similar experiences and have shared healthcare challenges as a result. That’s why it’s so critical for the VA to establish and maintain expertise in providing our unique healthcare needs. Read about some real action we took to help veterans this week.
Jun 09 2017
My goal as your representative in Congress is to help our community stay safe, ensure our families can stay healthy and strengthen our economy. One of the major bills we passed this week is called the Financial CHOICE Act, which will help our community banks give local businesses the resources they need to succeed.
May 26 2017
This week, Congress passed 7 bills to improve care for our veterans. Watch this week's Week In Review video to hear about each of those bills and how they would help those veterans who did make it home.
May 19 2017
Every time I turn on the TV, all I hear is people yelling at each other. It can be hard to break through the noise and get to the truth. Here are a couple stories from this week that you might have missed.
May 18 2017
The House just passed the Thin Blue Line Act to ensure that criminals who murder law enforcement officers - whether they are federal, state or local - face justice for their crimes.
May 18 2017
This week the House passed a bill that I co-sponsored to increase monitoring of anti-Jewish incidents and the steps taken to combat them. Learn more.