Monday, February 18, 2019
“I am excited to be appointed to two subcommittees that will allow me to better serve and strengthen children’s education, labor rights and pensions, and the health of employees in the private-sector,” Shalala said on Tuesday.
The funds come from a grant through HHS’s HIV Emergency Relief Program and will provide “direct financial assistance to areas where the funding will make the greatest difference in the fight against HIV.”
Members of almost 50 groups rallied in Tallahassee on Wednesday, calling on the Legislature to authorize dental therapists in the Sunshine State. 
JMI released the study entitled “Dental Therapists: Sinking Our Teeth into Innovation Workforce Reform” which “found that Florida lags 16 percent behind the national average in dentists per 100,000 residents, and roughly one in four Floridians – about 5.5 million people – live in areas of the state where there are documented shortages of dentists.”
Over the past three decades, more than 140,000 servicemembers and veterans have reported exposure to burn pits and toxic chemicals. 
Simply relegating responsibility of poor behavior to mere gender ignores the ravages of our oft selfish natures when we put our personal desires ahead of love and respect. Such selfishness is hardly limited to one gender.
Gaetz and Soto had championed a similar proposal last year and got it through the U.S. House Judiciary Committee which the Panhandle Republican sits on. 
Rubio and Feinstein introduced the “State Flexibility for Family First Transitions Act” which will “extend waivers for states receiving Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, the entitlement that pays for foster care and adoption, to allow for greater funding and flexibility for foster care and child welfare recipients beyond the current federal baseline.”
"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.  
With the Legislature ready to kickoff its regular session in March, the James Madison Institute (JMI), a public policy group based in Tallahassee advocating for free market solutions, released its legislative priorities.