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.
The senators asked six questions which they requested answered by November 1.
"Florida must be a leader in fighting this national epidemic and I am confident my Opioid Abuse Working Group will help us make a difference,” Moody said when she unveiled her team at the end of last week.
Chris Strickland, the former director of the Office of the Sheriff in St. Johns County and now running for the sheriff post in 2020, went to bat for the pro-life cause and cited his own personal experience.
“Current law prevents servicemembers and their families from seeking justice when hurt or killed due to medical malpractice,” said Crist on Wednesday.
Val Demings and Darren Soto are original cosponsors. Seven other cosponsors, including U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., have signed on since the bill was introduced.
Florida TaxWatch released a report on Tuesday looking at the Independent Medical Review (IMR) program in California and examining if a similar effort in the Sunshine State could keep workers’ compensation costs low in Florida.
DeSantis is looking to spend more on the environment and education.
DeSantis, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, state Attorney General Ashley Moody and Department of Children and Families Secretary (DCF) Chad Poppell made the announcement at a media event on Monday.