Jul 26 2017

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

North Korea, Iran and Russia have all sought to undermine American interests and cause violence throughout the world. It's critical that the United States sends a clear message that we will not tolerate affronts to human dignity or global security.

Jul 25 2017

We must tackle the lack of clean, safe water in our community from as many different angles as possible. That's why, in addition to supporting efforts to build a southern reservoir, this week I offered four amendments to increase funding for researching and combating harmful algal blooms.

Jul 25 2017

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.

Jul 24 2017

One of the first bills I helped introduce when I got sworn in was a bill to ensure that all Purple Heart recipients who are honorably discharged, regardless of how long they served, have access to G.I. Bill benefits. Today, that bill was passed by the House of Representatives.

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.

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.