Sunday, May 19, 2019
Nelson’s bill would also have the VA study the impact of medical marijuana. 
Earlier this week, Mucarsel-Powell offered her take on what she intends to fight for as the Democrats get ready to take over the House. 
The study supported a bill from state Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and state Rep. Rene “Coach P” Plasencia which allows pharmacists to “diagnose and treat influenza and strep at community pharmacies, using point-of-care tests that have approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.”
“His plan would illegalize private insurance, kicking 180,000,000 Americans off their current plans. And in a recent poll, public support for Bernie’s socialist healthcare takeover is at just 13 percent," Rubio added. “Don’t expect to hear that from the media.”
Gov. Rick Scott announced that Gov. Kay Ivey, R-Ala.,  and Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., have authorized pharmacies in their states to offer prescription refills to Floridians still recovering from the hurricane.
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. 
With the Legislature starting its regular session this week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried could be on center stage as the only Democrat in the state Cabinet and with GOP majorities in the House and Senate.
A recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll indicates the strong economy may help Trump win swing votes in states like Florida.
Other provisions being discussed include making it easier for employers to offer annuities, which would make it harder for retirees to outlive their savings.
Haridopolos is the wife of former state Senate President Mike Haridopolos who led that chamber in 2011 and 2012.