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The next big clash on Capitol Hill: state bailouts

WASHINGTON — State and federal lawmakers alike want Congress to send more cash in the next round of coronavirus legislation to aid ailing cities...

FL workers struggle to claim unemployment benefits, even as feds increase...

Maxine Jackson worked as a housekeeper at the posh St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort in Miami-Dade County until March 20, when she was laid...

Military at risk from COVID-19: ‘Anxieties are really high’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the...

Congress clears 2nd major coronavirus package; 3rd in the works

WASHINGTON — A second major coronavirus package cleared the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.The bill...

FL appears to be on a list for coronavirus test kits;...

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent coronavirus diagnostic test kits to select states – but officials would not confirm that...

FL officials still silent on potential coronavirus cases; U.S. Sen. Rick...

As federal health officials release more updates on confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in the United States, Florida health authorities have revamped their...

U.S. Sens. Rubio, Scott, push for tax law changes to boost...

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott of Florida want to change the U.S. tax code to encourage businesses to donate to Hurricane Dorian...

FL Congressional Republicans helped pass a landmark gun safety bill in...

UPDATEDWASHINGTON -- When Congress passed landmark gun violence prevention legislation known as the Brady Bill back in 1993, eight Florida Republicans were among the...

Florida U.S. Representatives are backing marijuana reforms

WASHINGTON – Six U.S. Reps from Florida – Democrats Charlie Crist, Al Lawson, Darren Soto and Ted Deutch, along with Republicans Matt Gaetz and...

Finally: After 7 months, disaster aid appears to be forthcoming for...

The U.S. Senate has passed long-awaited legislation to provide $19.1-billion in disaster relief for Puerto Rico, Florida and other areas crippled by hurricanes, floods...

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