Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Sen. Rick Scott in Modern Healthcare: It’s Time We Stop Relying on Adversaries for Critical Medical Supplies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, Senator Rick Scott wrote an op-ed for Modern Healthcare on why the U.S. must stop relying on adversaries, like Communist China, for critical medical supplies and Personal Protective Equipment, and work to build its own national stockpile of goods from American-based producers.

In the op-ed, Senator Rick Scott wrote, “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented our nation with new and unique challenges that require all levels of government, and all facets of...

Sen. Rick Scott Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Vacancy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement regarding the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Senator Rick Scott said, “It would be irresponsible to allow an extended vacancy on the Supreme Court. I believe that President Trump’s nominee should get a vote in the U.S. Senate.”

 

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El Senador Rick Scott aplaude a la Administración Trump por la asignación de $11.6 mil millones en fondos para ayudar en la reconstrucción de Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, D.C. – El senador Rick Scott hizo hoy la siguiente declaración luego del anuncio de la Administración que otorgaría un paquete de ayuda de $11.6 mil millones para Puerto Rico que ayudará a la isla mientras continúa la reconstrucción luego de la devastación del huracán María. El paquete incluye fondos críticos para apoyar los sistemas de energía y educación de Puerto Rico.

El Senador Rick Scott dijo: “Me alegra que la Administración Trump continúe otorgando fondos críticos para...

Sen. Rick Scott Applauds Trump Administration for Providing $11.6 Billion to Help Puerto Rico Rebuild

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following the Administration’s announcement of a $11.6 billion aid package for Puerto Rico as the Island continues to rebuild after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. The package includes critical funding to support Puerto Rico’s energy and education systems.

Senator Rick Scott said, “I’m glad the Trump Administration is continuing to provide critical funding for Puerto Rico to help the Island recover from the...

Sens. Rick Scott and Maria Cantwell Introduce Fly Safe and Healthy Act to Protect Against Spread of COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Rick Scott and Maria Cantwell introduced the Fly Safe and Healthy Act to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by launching a pilot program to require temperature checks at TSA screenings for air travelers.


Senator Rick Scott said, “As our economy re-opens and Americans begin traveling more, we have to do everything we can to make sure travel is safeWe also have to ensure consumers are protected from unfair pricing tactics from airlines. Since the beginning...

The Saving of New York Must Start at Home

Wall Street Journal
Letter to the Editor: Sen. Rick Scott
September 17, 2020

Regarding your editorial “A Plea to Save New York” (Sept. 12): For years, New Yorkers have been flocking to Florida to escape oppressive taxes and regulations, as have others in liberal states around the country. Americans...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Sen. Rick Scott in the Wall Street Journal: When States Compete, Florida Wins

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, Senator Rick Scott wrote a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal in response to its recent editorial, A Plea to Save New York, on how New York is begging for a bailout from the federal government after years of poor budget decisions by Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio. Meanwhile, thousands of New Yorkers flock to low-tax states like Florida.

In the letter, Senator Rick Scott wrote, “…States are competing with each other and New York is...

Sen. Rick Scott Introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act to Protect Against Communist China’s Aggression

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott introduced the Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act, sponsored by Congressman Ted Yoho in the House, to protect Taiwan from Communist China’s growing aggression. The Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act further reinforces the U.S.-Taiwan relationship and strengthens Taiwan’s ability to resist Communist China’s aggressive moves.

 

Senator Rick Scott said, “For months, I’ve called on Communist China to stop abusing human rights, live up to its commitment to...