One legislator looking to get the bill through in 2020 is state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St Petersburg.
Trump is coming back to Central Florida with news breaking this week that he will be heading to the Villages on August 6 for an event focusing on Medicare. The Villages has increasingly become a bastion of Republican support in the Sunshine State as older voters--many of whom fled high tax blue states to head to Florida--increasingly back the GOP.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., showcased the “Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare (TIME) for Holocaust Survivors Act” which she brought out last week.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation from both sides of the aisle weighed in on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, NPP-PR, announcing that he would resign next week--and nobody seemed sad to see him leave.
President Trump won't need more than two terms in office — his policies will ensure American prosperity for years after.
Last week, Florida state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, turned to fellow senators to serve on committees outside the Legislature.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor on his America First Drug Pricing Plan to address the soaring costs of prescription drugs by promoting transparency and preventing drug companies from forcing American consumers to subsidize low drug prices in foreign countries.
Soto’s “Territories Health Care Improvement Act" would increase the limit on Medicaid payments and the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.
"This will not only save the program, which is dangerously close to going bankrupt; It will save our aid for the people who need it most."
While she was elected to Congress for the first time last year, Shalala does have experience on the healthcare front, including serving eight years as U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under President Bill Clinton.