U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

Serving Florida

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Jan
8
2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Florida lawmakers today renewed their push to win congressional action on a major Everglades restoration project that has been mired in bureaucratic red tape. 

Jan
8
2015

In a sharp escalation of penalties against automakers that skirt safety laws, the nation’s top auto safety agency has fined Honda Motor a record $70 million for grossly underreporting fatal accidents and injuries to the government, regulators said on Thursday.

Jan
2
2015

My friend and fellow U.S. senator Tom Coburn is an excellent public servant, and I understand his motivation is to cut waste and pork out of government spending. But I respectfully disagree with his selection of NASA’s mission to Mars as his parting shot before he retires from the Senate.

Photo: Senate photographer

During a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, Sen. Bill Nelson displays a recently-recalled Takata airbag like those that have exploded upon impact.

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  • Sen. Bill Nelson shot this video at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as he watched the Orion launch in December 2014.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson previewed the Senate Commerce Committee's hearing on defective Takata-manufactured airbags, which he later chaired.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses his legislation to authorize the president to order airstrikes against ISIS in Syria with Peter Alexander on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses the future of human spaceflight and NASA with Brooke Baldwin on CNN Newsroom.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson urges his Senate colleagues to take action on the threat of ISIS before adjourning for the fall recess.