Congressman Ted Deutch, 52, represents Broward and Palm Beach counties in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In Congress, Ted has earned a reputation as a Democrat willing to work across the aisle to get things done. Ted is the co-founder and co-Chair of the Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus, the first bipartisan task force on climate change, bringing together Republicans and Democrats to discuss the wide impacts of climate change and develop economically-viable policies to reduce climate risk.
Ted introduced a major bipartisan bill to put a price on carbon that would help reduce emissions and return 100% of the net revenue back to the American people. He has passed legislation reauthorizing federal support for ocean-generated renewable energy research underway at institutions like Florida Atlantic University, and he helped secure federal funding for beach renourishment and Everglades Restoration.
Ted is the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee, the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism, and a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Ted lives in Boca Raton with his wife Jill and their three children.