Saturday, October 19, 2019
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 bill has been before the U.S. House  Education and the Workforce Committee for more than a year now but Ros-Lehtinen has rounded up more than 65 cosponsors.
First elected to Congress in 2012 after a long career in Florida politics including leading Democrats in the state House and serving two terms as mayor of West Palm Beach, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is one of the leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) and she is using that position to take aim at the Trump administration. 
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, to bring back the “Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act" which “would enhance state and local veteran treatment court programs that support the unique needs of veterans who find themselves in the criminal justice system.”
“American consumers are facing a crisis of rising drugs costs and we can’t wait any longer,” Scott said. “I urge every senator to put themselves in the shoes of a family or a senior living on a fixed income who’s seen their drug costs triple in just a few years."
Mast and Gabbard pointed to military commands being instructed to cut more than 17,000 military medical personnel by the start of October, including “physicians, social workers, psychologists, and other mental health professional billets, some even serving in areas where civilian practitioners are unavailable.”
Last week, Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis announced more than 60 schools in six counties across the region will have telehealth portals as the area recovers from Hurricane Michael which hit Northwest Florida in October.
On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) brought out a report on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The report “finds that participants in this innovative program enjoy a higher quality of care, improved quality of life, and consume...
The animal was tested as part of APHIS’s routine surveillance of cattle that are deemed unsuitable for slaughter. APHIS and Florida veterinary officials are gathering more information on the case.