Rep. Frank Artilles

Frank Artiles (R-Miami) introducing his bill.
The Florida Channel

Sen. Frank Artiles, R-Miami,  has issued a formal apology for racist and sexist comments made in the presence of two black lawmakers. He has also been stripped of his Senate committee chairmanship, but says he's not stepping down.

A Cuban-American House member ran into trouble with fellow Republicans Thursday when he tried to send a message to Washington about the 1960s era Cuban Adjustment Act.

Representative Frank Artiles of Miami doesn’t think Cuban refugees deserve preferential treatment decades after the end of the Cold War.

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The federal government has long given out financial benefits to Cubans who immigrate to the United States, but one Cuban-American Florida lawmaker believes that should end.