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ICYMI: Rubio Joins Special Report

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the impending government shutdown, the possibility of a Saudi-Israeli normalization deal, and the indictment of Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). See below for highlights and watch the full...

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ICYMI: Rubio Joins The Aaron Renn Show

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined The Aaron Renn Show to discuss Rubio’s Labor Day report on working (and non-working) men. See below for highlights and listen to the full interview here. On protecting American jobs and interests: “We made a series of economic...

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ICYMI: Rubio Debates Coons on China, Environment

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) debated Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) on China, global leadership, and environmental policy at an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Senate Project at George Washington University. “We have to shape a future that recognizes...

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Chairman Rubio Applauds SBIR & STTR Federal Grants for Two Florida Small Businesses

Jul 15, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, Chairman of the United States Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, applauded the announcement by the Department of Energy will award 113 Phase II grants totaling $121 million to 103 small businesses in 29 states, including two Florida businesses, through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Mainstream Engineering Corporation in Rockledge, Florida will be receiving $1,099,517, and Semplastics EHC LLC in Oviedo, Florida will be receiving $1,548,365.
“SBIR and STTR programs are critical in helping American businesses remain competitive in our 21st century economy,” Rubio said. “I am proud to see that two great Florida businesses will be receiving funding to assist in their research and development. I look forward to working with my colleagues to strengthen these programs as we work to reauthorize the Small Business Act for the first time in nearly two decades.”