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(WTXL) - U.S. Rep. Al Lawson urged House Leaders to request disaster assistance for farmers affected by hurricanes Michael and Florence.
According to a press release, the letter was co-signed by 26 lawmakers from states impacted by the two hurricanes that devastated the southeast earlier this year.
While the Trump administration has renegotiated NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, two members of the Florida delegation are looking to protect specialty growers in the Sunshine State.
Some NCAA men’s basketball programs are infamous for their “one and done” players, “diaper dandies” who spend a year in a collegiate apprenticeship before moving to the NBA.
New legislation from U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, a former college baller who spent some time in the pros and coaching ranks, would change that.
Bustle asked all 529 current U.S. senators and representatives who vote on legislation: As a member of Congress, what are you doing to ensure that men and women receive equal pay for equal work?
LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCTV) -- A local airport is getting a big funding boost thanks to a federal grant.
The U.S. House of Representatives announced Monday that the Lake City Gateway Airport was awarded a $6.9 million grant for rehabilitation.
MADISON, Fla. (WCTV) -- The city of Madison is getting a big funding boost, thanks to Rural Development Grants from the United States Department of Agriculture.
A clinic for veterans in Tallahassee is now named after a World War II veteran from Jefferson County.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Health Care Center in Tallahassee was renamed in honor of Marine Corps Sergeant Ernest "Boots" Thomas.
"Boots" joined the Marines six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
He grew up in Jefferson County.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U.S. Rep. Al Lawson and U.S. Postal Service officials on Friday hosted a dedication ceremony to mark the renaming of the Kings Road post office in honor of civil rights activist Rutledge Pearson.
Lawson filed the bill to rename the post office on Aug. 1, 2017. The bill passed Congress earlier this year and became law on March 28, 2018.