Sunday, March 29, 2020
A week and a half ago, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled the “American-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act” to ensure more PPE is made in the U.S. instead of other nations, including China. 
This week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., unveiled a proposal to “hold China financially responsible for the detrimental economic impact of COVID-19 on the American economy.”
On Friday, the U.S. House passed a $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package to support the economy which has been hit hard by the coronavirus.
Deutch and Frankel insisted the state has enough kits to test hundreds of thousands of people but only tested 23,723 people to date when they sent the letter to Azar on Thursday.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending a grant to Community Health Centers of Pinellas to help the Tampa Bay area deal with coronavirus.
As the U.S. House gets ready to vote on a $2 trillion bill to help the economy weather the coronavirus crisis, some members of the Florida delegation have helped craft it.
Members of the Florida delegation cheered the U.S. Department of Justice for charging Nicolás Maduro and other members of the Venezuelan regime with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other charges on Thursday.
The family of Bob Levinson, a Florida resident who has been missing in Iran for almost 13 years, said this week they believed he was dead.
This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., launched a public information campaign to inform and urge small to medium-sized business owners affected by COVID-19 to apply for emergency aid.