Friday, May 7, 2021
Estimates hold that PEPFAR initiative has helped more than 14 million people across the world. 
When he introduced the proposal on Tuesday, Mast compared open burn pits and toxins to Agent Orange.
Gov. Rick Scott announced that Gov. Kay Ivey, R-Ala.,  and Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., have authorized pharmacies in their states to offer prescription refills to Floridians still recovering from the hurricane.
Gaetz and Soto had championed a similar proposal last year and got it through the U.S. House Judiciary Committee which the Panhandle Republican sits on. 
With the Legislature starting its regular session this week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried could be on center stage as the only Democrat in the state Cabinet and with GOP majorities in the House and Senate.
A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll indicates the strong economy may help Trump win swing votes in states like Florida.
One legislator looking to get the bill through in 2020 is state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St Petersburg.
The HRSA funds will be used to improve the early detection of oral diseases, which are critical to preventing future health issues, and increase access to the quality care Floridians need to stay healthy.
Insisting costs are too high, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is again taking on the healthcare industry.
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.”