I have spent my entire life working to make my community and my country better. And I can't wait to get inside the courtroom to tell my story.
Is bankrupting this great country the top priority of this administration?
You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida.
As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget.
The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later.
States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back to work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities.
I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America.
Undoubtedly, there are numerous problems with the immigration system here in The United States.
I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country.
Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to this administration.
I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate.
Today right here in America we have 50 million people without health insurance.
Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming.
We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive.
We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways.
I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida.
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