Sep 06 2017
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When the House passed my amendments in July to add more than $1 million in funding to combat harmful algal blooms, I promised that I’d keep fighting for more. That’s why as Congress continues to consider government funding bills, I’m offering more amendments to address this crisis and it’s dangerous health impacts.
Aug 03 2017
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Between the drama in Washington and the threats of terror around the world, I know the good stuff doesn't make the news very often. But the reality is, we've accomplished a lot to make our country safer. Here's an update on some of the decisive victories from last week.
Aug 03 2017
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Last week was a great one for veterans. As you already know, we began on Monday by passing 8 bills that will help veterans. We rounded out the week with another 4 veterans bills, including bipartisan agreement to continue funding the Choice Program.
Jul 27 2017
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After last summer, our community knows far too well what environmental disaster looks like. The great news is that this week we passed a bill that includes over $150 million to directly help the Everglades and our coastal environment, including my amendments to combat harmful algal blooms.
Jul 26 2017
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The Army Corps is the most important federal agency for fixing the water problems in our community, but right now we don't have permanent leadership for the agency. We need a radical thinker to make transformational change and who will work with us in Congress to get the job done.
Jul 25 2017
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This week Congress worked together to pass a truly great bipartisan bill that will strengthen Medicare called the Medicare Part B Improvement Act. I'm proud of our bipartisan work to get this bill passed and will continue fighting to protect Medicare for today's seniors and future generations.