Sunday, October 25, 2020
Back in early May, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled the “Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act," which, he insisted, will “promote transparency in hospital billing and empower patients to fight against hospital price gouging.”
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke at the Heritage Foundation on the future of higher education and his efforts to keep higher education costs in line and help students enter the workforce. During his speech, Scott announced five proposals to lower the cost of higher education.
From his perch as chairman of the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded the Organization of American States (OAS) for getting tougher with the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
“One in five girls have either left school early or missed school entirely because they did not have access to menstrual products,” Book said. “Girls pay a price when these products aren’t free – and providing them will go a long way toward equity in education.”
On Monday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody warned about an imposter scam spoofing Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) phone numbers. 
At the end of last week, qualifying closed for the Miami Beach elections and Dan Gelber was reelected as mayor as he was the only candidate to make the ballot.
Elected officials across Florida cheered state universities doing well in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of American higher ed institutions.
A majority of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House are calling on President Donald Trump to expedite, waive or suspend certain visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian who are seeking shelter with relatives in the U.S.
On Monday, when he showcased the proposal, Grieco insisted his bill could be done at no taxpayer costs.
At the end of last week, the two chairmen of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings--wrote Trump on the matter. They rounded up the other 25 members representing Florida in the House to sign off on the letter.