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Florida Republicans split votes on measure to avoid shutdown



The U.S. House this afternoon voted 277-151 to pass a measure to keep the government funded through December.

Here's how Florida Republicans stood on the issue:


Buchanan / Crenshaw / Curbelo / Diaz-Balart / Jolly / Ros-Lehtinen


Bilirakis / Clawson / DeSantis / Mica / Miller / Nugent / Posey / Rooney / Ross / Webster / Yoho

"Though this does not fix the underlying problem of agreeing on a long-term funding solution, it does avoid an unnecessary and harmful government shutdown similar to that of 2013,," said Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Miami. 

The House took a symbolic vote on defunding Planned Parenthood and all Florida Republicans went along with that. The Senate previously passed the stop-gap. Sen. Marco Rubio did not vote due to campaigning.

All Florida Democrats voted for the legislation, which extends funding to Dec. 11.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:16pm]


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