Friday, July 3, 2020
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., announced his support for U.S. Rep. David Trone’s, D-Mary., “Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act.”
The Navy’s FY 2021 budget request does not include funding for a tenth Block V submarine which “directly contradicts the National Defense Strategy and inexplicably delays the Navy’s goal of reaching 66 fast-attack submarines by 2048.”
The study also finds that PBMs are negotiating in secret to determine which medications will be covered by insurance plans and frequently pocketing the savings.
Last week, the U.S Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 28 grants to address the needs of new farmers, small to mid-sized farms, small processors and small fresh fruit and vegetable wholesalers.
Scott’s office insisted the bill will help “prevent fraud in the healthcare system by requiring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to verify that an applicant’s medical license is valid and in good standing prior to issuing them a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number, which is required by healthcare providers to bill for insurance.”
Last week, from her perch as the vice chairwoman of the U.S. House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will send an additional $5 million for the...
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, brought out the “Ban Fracking Act” last week. The bill “would institute an immediate federal ban on all new federal permits for fracking-related infrastructure and a ban on fracking within 2,500 feet of homes and schools by 2021” before, in 2025, banning fracking. Soto is the only cosponsor of the bill in the House. 
“Once more, Florida’s students have demonstrated their serious commitment to education as they continue to place third in the nation in Advance Placement (AP) test results,” said Gov. Ron DeSantis. “High school graduates who succeed in these AP courses are on the path to personal, academic and professional success and should be congratulated.”
“These guidelines have restricted U.S. support for Taiwan, by prohibiting both the Department of State and Department of Defense from even posting such symbols on social media,” Cruz’s office noted.
“According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an average of 20 veterans commit suicide every day, and a veteran’s risk of suicide is 21 percent higher than an adult who has not served in the Armed Forces,” the congressman’s office noted.