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 2017-09-21 18:32 

WGME

[ Maine ]

As 10th elderly patient dies, lawmakers seek to improve nursing home industry updated... +

Ten elderly patients are now dead after a Hollywood nursing home lost power during Hurricane Irma.Florida suspended the nursing homes license and theyre facing multiple investigations.According to Florida Senator Bill Nelson more must be done.Its inexc...

 2017-09-20 14:31 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Sen. Nelson In Keys To Get Look First Hand Look At Hurricane Damage... +

Senator Bill Nelson is in the Florida Keys to get a first hand look at the damage caused by Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-19 19:57 

Bradenton Herald

Airlines were accused of price gouging before Irma. Some are capping fares before Maria... +

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is asking airlines to be proactive about limiting the cost of their flights for travelers trying to get out of Hurricane Marias path to avoid claims of price gouging. So far, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines ...

 2017-09-19 17:30 

Sun Sentinel

Next storm to approach: Category 5 state politics | Randy Schultz... +

Political winds have started to blow. Hurricane Irma will affect the 2018 Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson....

 2017-09-19 17:03 

Miami Herald

Airlines were accused of price gouging before Irma. Some are capping fares before Maria... +

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is asking airlines to be proactive about limiting the cost of their flights for travelers trying to get out of Hurricane Marias path to avoid claims of price gouging. So far, American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed with ...

 2017-09-18 22:34 

US News & World Report

Senator Urges U.S. Airlines to Cap Fares for People Fleeing Maria... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bill Nelson sent letters to the chief executives of 10 major U.S.-based airlines on Monday, urging them to cap......

 2017-09-18 22:34 

Reuters

Senator urges U.S. airlines to cap fares for people fleeing Maria... +

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson sent letters to the chief executives of 10 major U.S.-based airlines on Monday, urging them to cap airline fares for passengers fleeing Hurricane Maria so that confusion over cost does not delay evacuations, an aide said....

 2017-09-15 15:22 

USA Today

Effects of Irma could play stormy role in Florida's 2018 Senate race... +

Hurricane Irma gave Gov Rick Scott a chance to perform in a crisis and it gave Bill Nelson an opportunity to warn about the dangers of climate change...

 2017-09-14 21:00 

Miami Herald

Senator wants cable and cell phone providers to give you a hurricane discount... +

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) asked the CEOs of the nations largest cable, phone and internet providers to offer rebates to customers who suffered service interruptions due to Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-14 16:21 

Raw Story

Watch: Marco Rubio cringes when Donald Trump touches him and says Gov. Rick Scott should run for Senate... +

President Donald Trump on Thursday encouraged Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to run for the U.S. Senate seat that is now held by Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. During a tour of Florida’s damage from Hurricane Irma, Trump took time out to praise Sen. Marc...

 2017-09-14 12:00 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

8 Deaths Prompt Criminal Investigation Into Hollywood Nursing Home... +

Senator Bill Nelson and Governor Rick Scott have called for full investigation after eight residents of a Hollywood nursing home died after the facility lost its air conditioning during Hurricane Irma....

 2017-09-14 05:46 

NY Post

Irma devastates Floridas iconic orange groves ahead of harvest... +

LAKE WALES, Fla. Hurricane Irma dealt Florida’s iconic orange crop a devastating blow, destroying nearly all the fruit in some Southwest Florida groves and seriously damaging groves in Central Florida. U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio tour...

 2017-09-13 20:26 

Daily Kos

Sen. Nelson says Republicans are 'denying reality' as Florida plans—and doesn't—for climate change... +

Looking across the wreckage in the wake of Hurricane Irma, Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson drew a simple conclusion. “… the Earth is getting hotter. This storm is another reminder of what we’re going to have to deal with in the future.” But Nelson is sena...

 2017-09-13 17:58 

Newsmax

Sen. Nelson: Those Doubting Climate Change Are 'Denying Reality'... +

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., his state ravaged by Hurricane Irma, ripped into those Republicans who minimize the impact of climate change, Politico reported....

 2017-09-13 17:58 

Newsmax

Sen. Nelson: Those Doubting Climate Change Are 'Denying Reality'... +

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., his state ravaged by Hurricane Irma, ripped into those Republicans who minimize the impact of climate change, Politico reported....

 2017-09-12 04:00 

Politico

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson: Republicans ‘denying reality’ on climate change... +

You can call it politics or whatever, but the Earth is getting hotter," Nelson said....

 2017-09-11 11:41 

Washington Times

Bill Nelson: Emergency funding just the first step in Irma clean up... +

Sen. Bill Nelson said Monday that more funding for both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey will be needed in the coming weeks and months....

 2017-09-11 11:22 

MSNBC

Florida senator: People are helping people...... +

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., discusses the impact of Irma, the coordination between state and federal governments and rebuilding....

 2017-09-10 16:18 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Bill Nelson praises 'seamless' federal government preparations for Hurricane Irma... +

'And there is the cooperation between the federal level, the state, and the locals.'...

 2017-09-09 21:26 

Breitbart.com

Bill Nelson: Greenhouse Gases Are Causing Sea Levels to Rise... +

Saturday as the state of Florida prepared for Hurricane Irma to hit, the state’s senior U.S. Senator, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), blamed greenhouse gases for the rise in sea levels. “[T]he measurements, not forecasts, show that up to eight inches...

 2017-09-09 17:24 

The Tampa Tribune

Bill Nelson says climate changes making storms like Irma worse... +

TAMPA -- U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, speaking Saturday at the Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center, said storms like Hurricane Irma will be more frequent and ferocious due to climate change."The Earth is heating up. That means that when the sun's ra...

 2017-09-09 04:00 

Politico

Sunday shows... +

John McCain on State of the Union, Bill Nelson on CBS and more....

 2017-09-08 17:46 

Miami Herald

Puerto Rico assessing Hurricane Irma damage amid widespread power outage... +

Puerto Rico didn't get the eye of the hurricane but the damages were extensive on the cash-strapped island that has been struggling to pay for even basic services. Florida lawmakers including Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Bill Nelson have said they will c...

 2017-09-08 16:13 

The Tampa Tribune

The weeks' most compelling photos from Tampa Bay and Florida... +

Florida photos of the week for September 1 - September 8: Florida prepares for Hurrican Irma, Senator Bill Nelson exercises on the beach, people rally to defend DACA, President Trump gets dumped in a dunk tank, and more.All photos are from the Associated ...

 2017-09-08 11:48 

Washington Times

Bill Nelson: State and federal governments are now better coordinated to face Irma... +

Sen. Bill Nelson said that past mistakes between the federal and state governments in hurricane relief have prepared Florida for the impending storm....

 2017-09-08 11:27 

MSNBC

Senator on the lessons learned from...... +

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., offers the latest updates on Hurricane Irma, which was downgraded to a Category 4 storm, but is likely to slam into Miami over the weekend. Nelson discusses Andrew's legacy....

 2017-09-07 16:55 

The Independent

Irma: Florida Senator says state 'desperately' needs gasoline amid mass evacuations... +

Florida Senator Bill Nelson has said his state ...

 2017-09-06 19:33 

US News & World Report

Florida Senators Seek Funding for Hurricane Irma in Harvey Bill... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson of Florida asked Senate leaders to include additional funding for Hurricane Irma......

 2017-09-06 19:33 

Reuters

Florida senators seek funding for Hurricane Irma in Harvey bill... +

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson of Florida asked Senate leaders to include additional funding for Hurricane Irma in a $7.85 billion disaster aid package for Hurricane Harvey passed by the House of Representatives earlier on Wednesday....

 2017-09-06 17:32 

Yahoo News

JetBlue caps direct flight ticket prices out of Florida at $99 ahead of Hurricane Irma... +

'This is welcome news,' says Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)....

 2017-09-05 21:45 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Florida Senators Urging President To Grant Pre-Landfall Emergency Declaration For State... +

Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson are urging President Donald Trump to approve Gov. Rick Scotts request for a pre-landfall emergency declaration....

 2017-09-01 00:56 

The Tampa Tribune

Castor and Nelson pressure Florida to reinstate sick children to top-tier Medicaid plan... +

TAMPA - Two Democratic congressional lawmakers are asking the federal government to intervene and pressure Florida to reinstate specialized health coverage for thousands of sick and disabled children.U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor called...

 2017-08-30 19:50 

CNN

[ Health ]

Lawmakers ask feds to help protect sick Florida children... +

Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Kathy Castor asked the federal government to step in after the state's removal of thousands of children from a Florida Medicaid program....

 2017-08-28 21:35 

Sun Sentinel

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott tied in 2018 Senate race, Florida poll shows... +

Poll shows Bill Nelson with 42 percent and Rick Scott with 40 percent in U.S. Senate race. Few Democrats or Republicans know anything about their parties' candidates for governor....

 2017-08-26 15:04 

Bradenton Herald

Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans gains bipartisan support in Florida... +

Democrats Bill Nelson and Debbie Wasserman Schultz along with Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Friday they support extending Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans already in the United States due to Nicols Maduros actions in Venezuela....

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