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Congress: CR Saga goes on.

Yesterday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., offered up what he called a “clean” continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9, saying it was the result of bipartisan negotiations, including funds to fight the spread of the Zika virus, money for the Department of Veterans Affairs and military construction, and aid for flooded communities in Maryland, Louisiana and others. 342 more words

Senators Reed and Whitehouse Vote in Favor of Billion Dollar Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia 

This article was published by Liberty RI on 9/22/16 and briefly discusses the votes taken by both RI Senators in support of a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia.



Scott steers another $25 million toward Zika -- this time for research

Gov. Rick Scott steered another $25 million in state funds toward the Zika virus Thursday — this time toward research and development of a vaccine and improved testing methods. 141 more words


In USA Today editorial, Scott blames "complete dysfunction" in D.C. for stalled funding of Zika fight

Gov. Rick Scott wrote a guest editorial for Thursday’s USA Today, blaming the “complete dysfunction in Washington” for blocking critical funding to fight the Zika virus. 233 more words


Scott visits Miami's Wynwood to mark milestone in fight against Zika virus

Gov. Rick Scott is set to visit Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood this morning, to mark 45 days of no active transmissions of the Zika virus.

Wynwood seized national attention in August when the federal… 143 more words