Fighting for Florida

To stop this from happening again Senator Marco Rubio cosponsored a bipartisan bill, the Dignified Burial of Veterans Act of 2012, to ensure veterans without known next of kin are provided with a proper burial. ABC Orlando reported from the Florida National Cemetery's Memorial Day service this weekend:
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This Memorial Day, I join my fellow Floridians in celebrating the bravery and heroism of our servicemen and women, both past and present, who honorably answer the call in defense of liberty. For me it is a distinct honor to work in the Senate on behalf of all of our veterans who today continue the legacy of those we have lost.
There is one thing that every great American company has in common: each began as a small business. Starting a small business in America means you are willing to risk whatever money you can cobble together from your life savings or maxing out a credit card to pursue your dream.
Today marks the 110th anniversary of the watershed moment in Cuba's history when it achieved its independence. Today is also an opportunity for America and the world to reassert our desire to help the Cuban people overcome the Castro regime's repression and ensure that this century is marked by Cuba's realization of freedom and democracy.
Marco's staff will be hosting "Mobile Office Hours" to meet with constituents and assist them with federal issues in their own communities. For constituents who can't visit the regional offices, these "Mobile Office Hours" offer a more convenient way to seek federal casework assistance. All times listed below are local:
On Tuesday, I voted against funding the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. Taxpayer money should not be used as corporate welfare. Instead, we should focus on negotiating free trade agreements with other countries to benefit all U.S. industries and businesses.

Happy Mother's Day

May 12 2012

As Mother's Day approaches, Marco takes a moment to thank mothers in Florida, across America and serving overseas for the difficult and important job they do.
As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, my wife Jeanette and I would like to acknowledge the teachers in my family, in Florida, and around the country for their hard work and dedication to educating America's youth.