Monday, April 19, 2021
Throughout 2018, Florida voters have been telling pollsters that their top issues include healthcare, the economy, immigration and gun control. A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows these issues remain important but there a few other concerns at the national issue. 
On Thursday, even as most senators left the Beltway without a coronavirus relief agreement in place, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., proposed several amendments, trying to bring bills he previously introduced into a larger package and pushing for more...
Last week, Bilirakis paired up with U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., to bring out the “Major Richard Star Act.”
Naming Democrats to the committee and its various subcommittees, DeLauro announced this week that she is keeping Wasserman Schultz as chairwoman of the U.S. House Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee.
The Neighborhood Health Clinic delivers medical and dental care to uninsured, low income and working Collier County adults. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization supported by individual donations, businesses, foundations, service clubs, civic and religious organizations, and grants.
The letter pushes back against abortion advocates who are requesting waivers to prohibitions on the use of fetal tissue obtained through elective abortion for coronavirus research.
“The SCHOOLS Act would require the CDC to conduct a study on the impacts of the coronavirus on children. CDC would issue updated recommendations and guidance based on these findings, to better inform state and local educational agencies on best practices," the congresswoman’s office noted. “Significant funding would then be provided to K12 public schools to procure the supplies needed to safely conduct in-person instruction or expand digital learning tools for remote instruction.”
Shalala, who led HHS for eight years as part of President Bill Clinton’s Cabinet, weighed in on Friday on HHS sending $1,787,956 to MBHCC. The funds were part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package that the White House and Congress agreed on at the end of March.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
To win the seat, Republican voters picked Dr. Leo Valentin in a close primary earlier this month.