Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum showed off his biggest endorsement in the race to be the Democratic nominee for governor, bringing U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. to the University of Cental Florida to rev up crowds as early voting continues in the Sunshine State. 
The news garnered the applause of former state Senate President Andy Gardiner who focused on helping the disabled during his two years in charge of that chamber of the Legislature. 
Last year, Santiago championed the legislation creating the portal which is now part of the national Network of Care, including more than 700 websites in 30 states. Santiago is calling for $262,650 so the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) can continue the site.
In Florida, death by suicide is the second leading cause of death in the 15-24 age group.  More teenagers and young adults die by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents or homicides.
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest healthcare group, insists it is not the time for the U.S. to adopt the “Medicare for All” plan proposed by some Democrats running for president and in Congress.
Back in early May, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled the “Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act," which, he insisted, will “promote transparency in hospital billing and empower patients to fight against hospital price gouging.”
With the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announcing last month that it was awarding sixteen of Florida’s Community Health Centers $4.6 million in one-time supplemental funding for oral health, experts are saying low-income Floridians will benefit. 
With last week marking the 47th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, members of the Florida congressional delegation offered their thoughts on the issue of abortion, dividing on partisan lines over the issue.