July 8, 2016
Take a look at Marco’s work in the Senate
- In 2015, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services admitted that Rubio’s efforts saved taxpayers $2.5 billion that would have otherwise bailed out health insurance companies under ObamaCare.
- The 2014 VA reform law, which Marco served on the House-Senate conference committee for, included his measure empowering the VA secretary to hold managers accountable for incompetence, negligence, corruption.
- In 2015, Rubio’s Girls Count Act became law, conditioning U.S. foreign assistance on the establishment of birth registries to properly document childbirth and prevent kids’ exploitation, trafficking or exclusion from society.
- In 2015, as chairman of the subcommittee of jurisdiction, Rubio led the U.S. Coast Guard’s reauthorization to become law.
- In 2014, Rubio successfully pushed Venezuela human rights sanctions into law. In 2016, Rubio led the effort to extend the sanctions law for three more years.
- In 2016, Rubio authored legislation that became law to promote greater transparency and combat waste and abuse involving taxpayer dollars dedicated to U.S. foreign aid.
- Since 2011, Rubio’s constituent service efforts have resulted in over 30,000 cases and over 1,000 mobile office hour events to assist constituents in their communities.