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Miami, FL – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Coast Guard's selection of Panama City-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group to move forward in the Offshore Patrol Cutter acquisition program: 

"This is great news for the Panhandle and Florida workers, and further validation of the good work Eastern Shipbuilding does in building reliable, state-of-the-art ships that will now become a part of the Coast Guard's fleet. I'm proud of the work Eastern does to further our maritime and national security, and I congratulate the talented men and women who work there on beating out strong competition from all over the country to secure this opportunity."