Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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.
In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across the nation and in Florida, this week, the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation’s (FHKC) Board of Directors adopted and recognized benefit and eligibility adjustments to help ensure children face fewer barriers in accessing the care they may need during this emergency.
With President Donald Trump and Congress approving an $8.3 billion bill to help the U.S. deal with coronavirus earlier this month, some of the funds are coming to Tampa.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $2 trillion federal stimulus package to support the economy which has been hit hard by the coronavirus.