Thursday, September 19, 2019
This week, Scott announced he was cosponsoring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s, R-Penn.,  “Protect Medical Innovation Act" which would end the 2.3 percent medical device tax included in Obama’s “Affordable Care Act.”
Noting more than two million Floridians relying on insulin, state Sen. Janet Cruz, D-Tampa, and state Rep. Nick Duran, D-Miami, filed a bill this week to “cap an insured person’s monthly cost-sharing obligations at $100 for a 30-day supply of insulin.
On Wednesday, a Florida congressman announced his support for a proposal to offer more federal funds to nonprofits and organizations that offer suicide prevention services for veterans.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reverse its decision to evict members of Congress from their offices inside VA facilities.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., took aim at the “Medicare for All” proposal championed by some Democrats in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail this week. 
While she is still in her first year on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., the first South American-born member of Congress, leads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Women’s Task Force which was formed at the start of the year. 
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., who served as the vice-chairman of the U.S. House Veterans House Committee when the GOP controlled the chamber, and freshman U.S. Mike Levin, D-Calif., hosted a hearing on  “Combating Veteran Homelessness in the Tampa Bay Area.
Several members of the Florida congressional delegation are being told they will no longer be able to get office space inside of Veterans Administration (VA) buildings. 
Freshman U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., isn’t happy with how a VA medical center in Lakeland is coming along. 
On Capitol Hill on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., took part in a GOP-led hearing on the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.”