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The Florida senator is a talented politician, but he met his match in a year-old who called him out over NRA cash. Sen. Marco Rubio deserved every jeer, lecture and boo he received at last night's CNN school shooting town hall in Sunrise, Florida. After a. If you are in the Military and stationed outside of Florida, please select 'Military Personnel' in the list of topics below and fill out the form with your Florida address .
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After reports revealed that red tide was confirmed in Miami-Dade County, Rubio released a video statement outlining his commitment to Everglades restoration. Ahead of the vote on the Kendall Parkway on September 27, Rubio urged Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to demonstrate a clear commitment to protect an Everglades restoration footprint in the project area.
Rubio demanded that the project avoid any conflict with Everglades Restoration efforts, and linked his support of the Parkway to requirements on the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority to buy land east of Krome Avenue and make it available for Everglades restoration land swaps.
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Following his successful request to the Small Business Administration, Senator Rubio announced the opening of recovery centers hosted by the Small Business Administration SBA to assist businesses affected by red ride and blue-green algae blooms along the Treasure Coast and Southwest Florida. In August, Rubio surveyed algal blooms in Captiva and Stuart. Rubio also urged Senate leaders to bring a critical water bill to the Senate floor that would help mitigate the impacts of lake discharges. Additionally, Rubio and Nelson secured a measure to enhance the public health response for Florida communities affected by the blooms.
In July, Rubio requested assistance for Florida business owners adversely affected by the harmful algal blooms.
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Rubio also i ntroduced an amendment to secure funding to address algal bloom toxicity. In June, Rubio applauded the U. Rubio helped craft the omnibus bill that made these funds available to the Army Corps. The Senate also passed two Rubio measures to protect Lake Okeechobee communities and restore the Everglades.
In March, Rubio urged the Army Corps to allocate funding for vital Florida water infrastructure projects, including the Herbert Hoover Dike rehabilitation and Everglades restoration. In February, Rubio was able to secure funding for Army Corps flood control projects in Florida through the disaster supplemental. Rick Scott declined invitations to attend.
Throughout the event, Rubio found himself in the hot seat, fielding the majority of the questions.
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One of them came from Cameron Kasky, a junior who survived the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and drew cheers and applause from the audience: Rubio, can you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the NRA? Nelson was asked by junior Samantha Grady — who was shot twice at at the school last week — what he would do to strengthen background checks, he said that there are so many other things that can be done, but that "when you get right down to it, the gun is what is going to do the killing.
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I've hunted all my life. I still hunt with my son, but an AK and an AR is not for hunting — it's for killing. National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch offered the organization's response to the massacre.Marco Resonating With Young Voters In Florida - Marco Rubio for President
Speaking about the gunman, year-old Nikolas Cruz, Loesch said, "I don't believe that this insane monster should have ever been able to obtain a firearm — ever. Loesch also took aim at what she sees as flaws in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, citing a fact that states are not federally mandated to report convictions to the system.