Steube Leads Over 60 Republicans in Bill to Counter Iranian-Backed Terrorists

Steube Leads Over 60 Republicans in Bill to Counter Iranian-Backed Terrorists

Mateo Guillamont
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April 19, 2024
US Representative Gregory Steube (R-FL) filed a bill earlier to designate eleven Iranian-backed militias as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) and sanction them appropriately.  The bill comes after Iran launched sundry drones and missiles at Israel in response to the latter’s strike on the former’s embassy in Syria.  Representative Steube’s bill would assign FTO designations to […]
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Lawmakers Allege FEMA Decision Could Ravage Florida's Lee County

Lawmakers Allege FEMA Decision Could Ravage Florida's Lee County

Mateo Guillamont
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April 4, 2024
Lee County officials recently publicly criticized the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision to remove Lee County’s residents’ eligibility for flood insurance discounts.  According to a Lee County press release, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) had been granting residents premium discounts that allowed policyholders to save up to 25%. FEMA’s decision to cut flood […]
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Steube and Rubio Seek to Shield Religious Institutions from Governmental Overreach

Steube and Rubio Seek to Shield Religious Institutions from Governmental Overreach

Mateo Guillamont
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January 18, 2024
US Representative Gregory Steube (R-Fl) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl) have filed the Safeguarding Charity Act to protect tax-exempt organizations from burdensome regulations.  The act was spurred by two recent Federal Court opinions in Maryland and California defining tax-exempt, i.e., 501(c)(3), entities, as receiving federal financial assistance under Title IX.  Such definition of 501(c)(3) institutions, […]
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