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With Cuban dictator Raúl Castro set to retire next month, Republicans from the Florida delegation are already taking aim at whoever replaces him.
U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, has thrown his support to a proposal from a fellow Florida Republican which reforms how the federal government manages international development finances.
Demand for development finance as a key complement to traditional aid is growing, but despite the impressive strength of the US private sector, the US government’s ability to respond—to date— has fallen short. The good news: Congress got the memo.
ALACHUA, Fla. - Increased mental health funding, deputizing school personnel and allowing communities to decide what works best for them, rather than state or federal governments, were some of the ideas pitched Thursday when Rep. Ted Yoho held a school safety discussion with dozens of North Florida sheriffs, police chiefs and superintendents.
ALACHUA, Fla. - District sheriffs, police chiefs and school superintendents were invited to attend a listening session on school safety hosted by Rep. Ted Yoho.
The roundtable meeting in Alachua comes after 17 people were killed in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, is the House sponsor of a major reform of how the federal government manages international development finances.
WASHINGTON — A bill creating a new, expanded United States development finance agency was introduced Tuesday in the U.S. Congress.
FLEMING ISLAND – Despite a large concentration of veterans and close proximity to military installations such as Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Camp Blanding Joint Training Station, Clay County distinctly lacks a Department of Veterans Affairs’ clinic. However, if U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-3) and county officials have their way, this could change soon.
Editor’s note: This column has been signed by 10 U.S. House Republicans from Florida: Reps. John H. Rutherford, Jacksonville; Gus Bilirakis, Palm Harbor; Vern Buchanan, Sarasota; Ron DeSantis, Palm Coast; Matt Gaetz, Fort Walton Beach; Brian Mast, Palm City; Francis Rooney, Naples; Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miami; Dennis Ross, Lakeland; and Ted Yoho, Gainesville.
International pressure continued to mount against Cambodia Tuesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government proceeded with a crackdown on the country’s opposition ahead of a general election scheduled for July this year.