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Photos: Rubio Tours The Villages Charter School

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) toured The Villages Charter School with Villages Charter School President Dr. Gary Lester. Rubio has long defended and supported school choice in Florida. While at the school, Rubio also met with members of the girl’s flag football...

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Rubio Habla Con Oscar Haza

“La Administración Biden nos ha puesto en una posición sumamente difícil, porque ahora Venezuela, a través de Maduro, está chantajeando a EE.UU.” El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Oscar Haza en Ahora con Oscar Haza de Zeta 92.3 y Mega TV, sobre el...

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Castor, Rubio blast VA over report detailing backlogged files

Feb 12, 2016 | News

One day after an audit blasted the Veteran’s Affairs office in St. Petersburg for allegedly leaving veterans’ personal information vulnerable to identity theft, elected officials from Florida called on the department’s top official in Washington to remedy the problem.
 

 
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican running for president, raised concerns about another finding in the inspector general’s report: a backlog of more than 41,900 mail packages containing unprocessed veterans’ claims materials at the St. Petersburg office. “The thousands of backlogged claims at the St. Petersburg VA is outrageous and intolerable,” Rubio said in a statement. “I hear every day from veterans who will wait years for a decision from the VA on their medical conditions, with the average appeal time being over 31/2 years. This is just another example of the lack of transparency and broken bureaucracy found at the VA.”
 

 

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