Scott Condemns Earmark Spending in Senate Resolution

Scott Condemns Earmark Spending in Senate Resolution

Grayson Bakich
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March 8, 2024
The recent "minibus" spending bill passed by the House has come under scrutiny by Senate Republicans led by Senator Rick Scott (R-FL). As the minibus is considered in the upper chamber, the Florida Senator introduced a resolution slamming earmarks found throughout the bill, calling them "Washington’s corrupt way to recklessly spend taxpayer money with zero scrutiny." Scattered […]
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Balart Secures Major Funding for South Florida Projects in New Appropriations Bill

Balart Secures Major Funding for South Florida Projects in New Appropriations Bill

Mateo Guillamont
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March 7, 2024
US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) commended the House of Representatives’ recent passage of an appropriations bill that averted a government shutdown.  The bill passed 339-85, with most “no” votes coming from Republicans (83). Representative Balart lauded the legislation’s spending cuts.  “This legislation marks a departure from partisan, wasteful spending habits that have plagued our appropriations […]
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