Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The month is dedicated to remembering and honoring fallen officers and recognizing and supporting the service and sacrifice of those who serve to protect. The resolution was signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Florida Cabinet and presented to representatives of the Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Police Chiefs Association at today’s Cabinet meeting.
“Prostate cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed in the Veterans Health Administration, with over 489,000 veterans undergoing treatment. This bill will direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national clinical pathway for prostate cancer, a standardized system of care for the treatment of what is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the veterans’ health system."
Earlier this week, Fried met with around 50 North Florida farmers suffering damage from the Category 2 storm. Many Florida agriculture producers are facing up to 100 percent crop losses, and cannot wait for potential federal financial assistance.
Despite opposing President Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court which Senate Republicans helped block, arguing whoever was elected in the 2016 presidential election should fill the vacancy, Rubio said Trump should make a selection.
“Our right to peacefully assemble is one of our most cherished as Americans, but throughout the country we’ve seen that right being taken advantage of by professional agitators, bent on sowing disorder and causing mayhem in our cities,” said DeSantis. “I will not allow this kind of violence to occur here in Florida. The legislation announced today will not only combat rioting and looting, but also protect the men and women in law enforcement that wake up every day to keep us safe. I look forward to working with the Florida Legislature next session to sign this proposal into law.”
This new bill seeks to strengthen accountability for the Cuban regime’s documented human trafficking and exploitation of Cuban doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals through the so-called ‘foreign medical missions’.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism weighed in after reports that the Trump administration intends to unilaterally snapback United Nations sanctions on Iran.
“This legislation waives special-use permit fees for veterans’ demonstrations and special events at war memorials administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia,” the congressman’s office noted.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., introduced the “Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act” with Frankel and U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., the chairs of the Democratic Women's Caucus, as cosponsors.
“Governor DeSantis and I are immensely proud that these funds will be available to support schools in their efforts to help students overcome barriers to achieving positive mental health wellness,” said DeSantis.