U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Honored for Commitment to Autism Awareness
CORAL GABLES, FL (October 14, 2011) -- U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was honored at a "Puzzle Pieces of Our Community" event in recognition of his exemplary leadership and commitment to the autism community. Senator Rubio related his effort while serving in the Florida legislature in 2008 to gain passage of autism insurance reform legislation. In Washington, Senator Rubio this year co-sponsored the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011, which was signed into law by President Obama on September 30.