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House Public Integrity and Election Committee Hears Sen. Marco Rubio’s Chinese Interference Update

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The House Public Integrity and Election Committee met and received an update on Chinese interference from US Senator Marco Rubio back on February 15, 2021. Senator Rubio said that Chinese interference is “unlike any counter-intelligence threat we have ever faced.” He went on to say that China feels they have the…

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Rubio Warns of Beijing’s Growing Influence, Urges Florida Schools to Terminate Confucius Institute Agreements

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today urged Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida, the University of South Florida, the University of West Florida, and Cypress Bay High School to terminate their agreements with Chinese government-run programs known as Confucius Institutes. In a letter sent to each Florida school, along with its board of trustees, Rubio warned of China’s…

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Rubio, Kennedy, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Simplify Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Victims

Washington D.C. (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), John Kennedy (R-LA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Bill Nelson (D-FL), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced S. 2226, the Disaster Assistance Simplification Act, legislation that would prohibit the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from penalizing victims of natural disasters who apply for, but decline, Small Business…

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Rubio, Colleagues Urge DOD to Explore Efforts to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs in Tricare

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined a bipartisan group of senators in urging U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to consider a pilot program to improve access and reduce the costs of prescription drugs in the TRICARE program, which serves active duty military personnel, National Guard, reservists, retired servicemembers and their families. “We…

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