TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, is required by Chinese law to make the app’s data available to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). From the FBI Director to FCC Commissioners to cybersecurity experts, everyone has made clear the risk of TikTok being used to spy on Americans.

  U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to ban TikTok from operating in the United States. The Averting the National Threat of Internet Surveillance, Oppressive Censorship and Influence, and Algorithmic Learning by the Chinese Communist Party Act (ANTI-SOCIAL CCP Act) would protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China,   more...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Senator Rick Scott released the below statement highlighting the need to implement substantive fiscal reforms to end the ongoing inflation crisis fueled by the Biden administration’s reckless tax-and-spend agenda. November’s CPI data shows that there has been significant inflation nearly every month of Biden’s presidency, increasing 7.1% in November. The 7.1% increase reported for November 2022 is on top of the 6.8% increase reported for November 2021. That means that since Biden’s election, inflation has jumped 13.9%.

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On September 7, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proposed to replace the 2020 joint-employer rule, which focused on “direct and immediate control” with the “indirect, reserved control” standard. Changing this rule, which determines when employees have more than one employer, could cost franchise businesses $33.3 billion per year and cause the loss of 376,000 job opportunities.

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The Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA) contains important authorities secured by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) to strengthen Florida’s water resources infrastructure.

    Earlier this year, Rubio placed a hold on the Senate’s WRDA legislation until several additional Florida water projects were included.

    “This legislation will do much more for Florida’s water infrastructure because of the hard-fought provisions I was proud to secure. These are important projects that will restore the Everglades and mitigate flood risks.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), along with Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas seeking an explanation as to why the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has failed to properly file tens of thousands of “Notice to Appear” (NTA) documents in advance of scheduled court hearings for illegal immigrants, which led to the termination of immigration enforcement proceedings in those cases.

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A strong National Defense Authorization Act is critical to the success of our service members, their families, and American security and, indeed, world peace. We simply can't neglect this important responsibility or delay it any longer.

"Our Democratic colleagues hold the majority in the House and the Senate, as well as the White House, and despite their unilateral authority to set the schedule, they have failed in some of our most basic responsibilities, and that is to advance appropriation bills before the end of the fiscal year."

"The American people deserve better than this."

WASHINGTON – Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed Democrats’ lack of progress on critical annual priorities, including funding the government and passing the National Defense Authorization Act.

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