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Republican FL U.S. Rep. Rooney files carbon tax bill with big...

Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney introduced legislation in Congress this week to tax heat-trapping air pollution from burning fossil fuels, and use the revenue...

U.S. House approves bill to boost minimum wage to $15 per...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.The current federal minimum wage...

U.S. Ag Secretary meets with Gov. DeSantis, promises Hurricane Michael aid...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promised Friday to speed federal Hurricane Michael disaster assistance to Florida, now that President Trump has signed a...

Will GOP politicking over federal disaster aid hurt Republicans in 2020?

WASHINGTON – Florida’s Democrat and Republican lawmakers were understandably frustrated when President Donald Trump and Congress started playing politics with disaster aid. It had...

FL politicians in Congress: Drilling would imperil Trump’s chances in 2020

WASHINGTON -- When President Donald Trump and his nominee to lead the Interior Department visited Lake Okeechobee last month, Florida Rep. Francis Rooney took...

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