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 2018-01-20 04:08 

Miami Herald

Bill Nelson votes against short-term spending bill without immigration deal...

Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson voted thumbs-down on a short-term spending bill that would keep the government running after facing pressure from immigration activists to oppose a bill without a solution for Dreamers....

 2018-01-19 16:42 

ThinkProgress

Lawmakers learn Ryan Zinke can't be trusted in debate over offshore drilling...

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) doesn't trust Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's pledge to remove Florida from the Trump administration's five-year offshore drilling plan. For the past year, President Donald Trump and his cabinet secretaries have shown a...

 2018-01-18 14:45 

The Hill

Dem senator puts hold on Trump nominees over offshore drilling plan...

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) is blocking quick confirmation of three Trump administration nominees, saying he hasn't gotten sufficient assurances regarding offshore drilling off Florida's coasts....

 2018-01-18 14:45 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Senator Calls For Probe After Second Brightline Death...

Senator Bill Nelson has called for an investigation into the safety of the Brightline train line following a second fatal incident since beginning trips to Ft. Lauderdale....

 2018-01-18 02:34 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Bill Nelson to block Interior nominees until Ryan Zinke confirms vow to prevent drilling off Florida's shores...

After meeting with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Zinke had announced he was taking Florida 'off the table' for any drilling....

 2018-01-18 02:22 

Miami Herald

Sen. Bill Nelson calls for investigation after two fatal Brightline train accidents...

A Brightline train fatally struck a cyclist in Boynton Beach on Wednesday afternoon, the second fatality involving a Brightline train in six days. Both accidents occurred in Boynton Beach....

 2018-01-16 10:00 

Washington Free Beacon

Bill Nelson Was Okay With Offshore Drilling When Obama Proposed It...

Florida senator Bill Nelson (D.) is labeling himself as a career-long opponent to drilling off his state's coast, but he briefly dropped his guard during former president Barack Obama's first term....

 2018-01-14 00:48 

Washington Post

Clarification: Puerto Rico-US-Disaster Aid story...

In a story Jan. 12, The Associated Press reported that Florida Sen. Bill Nelson praised the Republican governor for his efforts to get more aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The story should have made clear that he was referring to Puerto Rican G...

 2018-01-14 00:45 

AP

Clarification: Puerto Rico-US-Disaster Aid story...

In a story Jan. 12, The Associated Press reported that Florida Sen. Bill Nelson praised the Republican governor for his efforts to get more aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The story sho......

 2018-01-12 20:11 

The Tampa Tribune

Rubio and Nelson say Senate stalling on disaster relief...

WASHINGTON - Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson today urged their respective leaders to speed up a vote on a massive disaster relief package that will help Florida.Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer:We write to highlight the importa...

 2018-01-11 00:23 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Local DACA Recipients Protest Outside Sen. Bill Nelson's Coral Gables Office...

Protesters gathered outside Senator Bill Nelsons office in Coral Gables on Wednesday to demand action on DACA....

 2018-01-09 23:14 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Wounded veteran helps bring Warrior Games to Tampa...

The Defense Department's Warrior Games are coming to Tampa in 2019. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson announced it Monday, and Tampa wounded warrior Mike Nicholson was among the first to know. ...

 2018-01-09 11:00 

The Hill

Trump drilling boost could boost Nelson's chances in Fla....

The Trump administrations expansive offshore drilling proposal could boost Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) in his upcoming reelection fight....

 2018-01-08 22:26 

The Tampa Tribune

2019 Warrior Games coming to Tampa...

TAMPA The 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games are coming to Tampa.U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson made the announcement Monday after receiving a letter from the Pentagon.In a recent letter, the Pentagon informed Nelson that the games, which drew about 50,000 p...

 2018-01-04 22:03 

WOFL

[ FOX Orlando ]

Scott, Nelson both take aim at Trump drilling plan...

Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, widely expected to battle this year for Nelson's Senate seat, said Thursday they both intend to fight a Trump administration plan to open previously......

 2018-01-04 21:45 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Scott, Nelson both take aim at Trump drilling plan...

Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, widely expected to battle this year for Nelson's Senate seat, said Thursday they both intend to fight a Trump administration plan to open previously......

 2018-01-03 23:11 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Bill Nelson threatens to block Trump from dismantling offshore drilling rules...

'The BP spill devastated my state's economy and 11 people lost their lives,' Nelson said on the Senate floor Wednesday....

 2017-12-30 02:12 

The Tampa Tribune

After Maria, Bill Nelson says Congress is now hurting Puerto Rico...

TAMPA It was only a day trip, but it was long enough for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to lash Congress for failing to help those in Puerto Rico still suffering from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Maria."Puerto Ricans are Americans," he said. "T...

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