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Charlie Crist Introduces the Improving Specialty Care for Women Veterans Act

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., brought out the “Improving Specialty Care for Women Veterans Act." The bill will help “recruit and train specialty...

Florida Delegation Backed Bill Expanding Childhood Cancer Research Gaining Traction in Congress

Backed by members of the Florida delegation, the “Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0“ is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in the spring...

Marco Rubio: Feds Should Examine How Pandemic Impacted Student Outcomes, Well-Being

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill to have the U.S. Education Department “include a new longitudinal component on the impact...

Kathy Castor Announces Selection of Community Priority Projects in Tampa Bay Area

This week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., announced her support for 15 community priority projects for consideration by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee in...

Florida’s Senators, Kat Cammack Get New VA Clinic in Middleburg Named After Andrew Baker

With Congress now in its lame duck session, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., were...

Carlos Gimenez: Time to End Federal Mask Mandates in Airplanes

Last week, U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., sent a letter of support to the 10 airline executives who urged President Joe Biden to end...
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Crystal Lennartz: Offering Critical Support for Florida Pharmacies

Few things are more frustrating to the American public than healthcare. Navigating insurance, high costs, ever-changing rules and regulations – the list of concerns...
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Gus Bilirakis: Time to Create a Commission to Figure Out How to Save Medicare...

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to “create a non-partisan commission of experts to identify potential solutions that would ensure...

Shev Jones, Geri Thompson Want Florida to Have Toxic Mold Protection Advisory Council

This week, state Sen. Shev Jones, D-Miami Gardens, and state Rep. Geri Thompson, D-Orlando, showcased their “Toxic Mold Protections Act.” The bill “would establish the...

Nikki Fried to Host Florida’s First Cannabis Equity Summit

Last week, state Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried announced the inaugural Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Cannabis Equity...

Nikki Fried Asks HHS for Vaccines, Testing Resources to Fight Monkeypox

This week, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried, wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for...

Vern Buchanan Plans to Use New Subcommittee Post to Focus on Medicare, Telehealth

Now the top Republican to lead the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s Health Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., weighed in on what...
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