FEMA assistance available to victims of Hurricane Irma

Congressman Daniel Webster

Hurricane Irma was a historic storm, impacting all 67 counties in Florida. Such a powerful storm required historic measures, with over 60,000 workers from all over the United States and Canada assisting in rebuilding efforts. Irma left almost 8 million people without power. With such massive numbers, energy restoration was prioritized to emergency responders and […]

Our state has once again shown its resilience

Congressman Daniel Webster

I have compiled pages on my website with information from local and federal agencies regarding the status of Hurricane Irma relief and resources for help, as well as county-specific emergency response updates. As the hurricane recovery effort continues, we will keep these pages updated with information. To view these, visit: www.webster.house.gov/hurricane-irma-information. Local, state and federal […]

Agriculture one of three pillars of Florida’s economy

Congressman Daniel Webster

I had another great week in the district meeting with business owners, local leaders and families. I spent time at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and discussed the ongoing efforts to preserve Florida’s waterways and coastlines. Crystal River National Refuge is the only refuge created for […]

Americans deserve healthcare system that will ensure health care coverage for all

Congressman Daniel Webster

Last week when touring Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, I had the opportunity to discuss health care with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and med students and receive feedback on America’s healthcare system. They all agreed on one thing: Americans deserve a healthcare system that will ensure health care coverage for all. Healthcare driven by consumer choice that […]

Violence of Nazi-sympathizers, White nationalists does not represent America ideals

Congressman Daniel Webster

The violence perpetrated by Nazi-sympathizers and White nationalists this weekend do not represent American or Christian ideals. These attitudes and actions are an abhorrence that cheapen our most precious gift –of life. Furthermore, they violate Scripture and the ideals our country was founded upon that ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men […]

We owe our veterans a debt that we can never repay

Congressman Daniel Webster

We honor the brave men and women who were wounded in combat or gave their last full measure and made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf. Created by General George Washington on Aug. 7, 1782 to recognize a soldier’s meritorious action, the Purple Heart is our nation’s oldest decoration. We owe our veterans a debt […]

Vote cast for pay raise for troops

Congressman Daniel Webster

Last week, I joined my colleagues in voting to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R.2810) for Fiscal Year 2018. This legislation authorizes appropriations for the United States military, including the Department of Defense. The bill provides $631 billion for national defense programs and military service members that make the United States military the world’s finest […]

Watch out for IRS impersonators

Congressman Daniel Webster

I want to make you aware of an IRS scam that we were recently alerted about. Across the country, there are numerous reports of a new IRS impersonation scam linked to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) in which the caller claims to be an IRS personnel and demands immediate payment through a prepaid […]

No sanctuary for criminals under Katie’s Law

Congressman Daniel Webster

This week, the House passed the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) as well as Kate’s Law (H.R. 3004). These bills combat dangerous sanctuary city practices which have led to tragedy and the devastating loss of life for American families. Under the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, jurisdictions that fail to enforce federal immigration laws would […]

We have a staunch pro-veteran President in the White House

Congressman Daniel Webster

As a member of Congress, I take seriously my responsibility to ensure veterans receive swift, high-quality care from the Veterans Administration (VA). With strong Republican majorities in both chambers and a staunch pro-veteran President in the White House, we are taking swift action to end the atrocious failures of the VA. Last week, President Trump signed […]